Interdisciplinary School of Science
Thermodynamics
Dr. Smita Chaturvedi

Thermodynamics

Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. Thermal equilibrium.
Transport, conduction, conductivity, diffusion in gases.
The two-state paramagnet and the Einstein model of a solid;
quantum deviations from classical equipartition. Partition function
Interacting systems, large systems, Stirling’s approximation