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PHY 208LEC General Physics IV


Examines thermodynamics, including temperature, zeroth law, thermal expansion, specific heat, first law, second law, entropy, third law, kinetic theory, Brownian motion, and the ideal gas. Also explores special relativity, including historical background, Lorentz transformations, length contraction, time dilation, invariance of the laws of physics, relativistic dynamics and kinematics, and paradoxes.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: PHY 108 or PHY 118.
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:33:43