Physics 4302 (Statistical & Thermal Physics) Lectures (Power Point)
Topics in Reif, Chapter 4
Statistical Thermodynamics
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Part I, Sections 4.1-4.3: Work & Internal Energy. Heat. Absolute Temperature.

Part II, Sections 4.4-4.7: Heat Capacity & Specific Heat. Entropy.
                Some Practical Consequences of Absolute Entropy & the 3rd Law of Thermo.
                Extensive & Intensive Parameters.
Part III, The Third Law of Thermodynamics: Portion of an excellent lecture borrowed 
                 from Professor Roy Rubins, Univ. of Texas at Arlington

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