ENS 202 Thermodynamics Select Term:
Fundamental concepts and mathematical tools ; thermal equilibrium; Zeroth Law and definition of temperature; equations of state; First and Second Laws; thermodynamic potentials (enthalpy, Helmholtz, Gibbs) and the Maxwell relations; first order phase transitions; critical phenomena; Third Law, negative temperatures; introduction to statistical mechanics. Also part of the "core course" pools for the BIO, MAT, ME,TE degree programs.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level NS 102 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : ENS 202