# ENGRMAE 216 Statistical Thermodynamics (2015-2016)

#### ENGRMAE 216 Statistical Thermodynamics

(Not required for any major.)

Catalog Data:

**ENGRMAE 216 Statistical Thermodynamics (Credit Units: 4)** Statistics of independent particles, development of quantum mechanical description of atoms and molecules, application of quantum mechanics, evaluation of thermodynamics properties for solids, liquids, and gases, statistical mechanics of dependent particles (ensembles). Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:

. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0935702996.

Recommended Textbook:

. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0486694450.

References:

None

Coordinator:

Manuel Gamero-Castaño

Relationship to Student Outcomes

No student outcomes specified.

Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

Prerequisites by Topic

Introduction to Thermodynamics (MAE 91)

Lecture Topics:

None.

Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Laboratory Projects:

Professional Component

Design Content Description

Approach:

Lectures:

Laboratory Portion:

Grading Criteria:

Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

Prepared:

August 25, 2014

Senate Approved:

November 10, 2014

Approved Effective:

2015 Fall Qtr