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2013 ACE Award (Open Education Consortium)

OCW designed by Professor Hsiu-Hau LIN

Textbook: Thermal Physics (2nd edition)
by C. Kittel and H. Kroemer.
You can find the lecture videos in NTHU OCW








Class Lectures (Semester II)


Week 1
L1: heat engine (Chap 8)
L2: carnot cycle (Chap 8)

Week 2
L3: the second law of thermodynamics (Chap 8)
homework 1

Week 3
L4: free energies and work in different form (Chap 8)
L5: Gibbs free energy (Chap 9)

Week 4
L6: Clausius Clapeyron equation (Chap 10)
L7: van der Waals equation of state (Chap 10)
homework 2

Week 5
L8: ferromagnetism (Chap 10)
L9: Landau theory of phase transitions (Chap 10)

Week 6
L10: Landau theory of phase transitions 2 (Chap 10)
homework 3

Week 7
Midterm 1 (Chap 8-10)
Midterm 1 discussions

Week 8
L11: solubility gap in binary mixture (Chap 11)
L12: liquid solid mixture (Chap 11)
homework 4

Week 9
(BBC video) quest for absolute zero (Chap 12)
L13: Joule Thomson effect (Chap 12)
homework 5

Week 10
L14: electrons and holes in semiconductors (Chap 13)
L15: p-type and n-type semiconductors (Chap 13)

Week 11
L16: p-n junction (Chap 13)
L17: non-equilibrium semiconductors (Chap 13)
homework 6

Week 12
Midterm 2 (Chap 11-13)
Midterm 2 discussions

Week 13
L18: kinetic theory for ideal gas (Chap 14)
L19: Fick’s law for diffusion (Chap 14)

Week 14
L20: law of rarefied gases (Chap 14)
L21: Boltzmann transport equation (Chap 14)
homework 7

Week 15
L22: Boltzmann transport equation 2 (Chap 14)
L23: Einstein relation in Brownian motion (Chap 14)

Week 16
L24: Fokker-Plank equation 1 (Chap 15)
L25: Fokker-Plank equation 2 (Chap 15)
homework 8

Week 17
L26: Navier-Stokes equation (Chap 15)
L27: quantum transport (Chap 15)

Week 18 (Final Week)
Final (Chap 14-15)
Final discussions