Physical Thermodynamics (PHYS 301)

Harrisburg University

This course is designed for the student who has an interest to apply knowledge gained in calculus, physics and chemistry to the study of thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium.

Textbook

Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach by McQuarrie and Simon

Topic List

  • Properties of Gases
  • Partition Functions
  • The Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Gibbs and Helmholtz Energies
  • Phase Equilibria
  • Solutions
  • Chemical Equilibria
  • The Kinetic Theory of Gases

Semesters Taught

Douglas Rumbaugh
Douglas Rumbaugh
Lecturer of Computer Science