Thermal and Statistical Physics

Course Description

This is a series of undergraduate physics lectures in HD quality on thermal physics and statistical mechanics taught by Prof. Mark Ancliff at the Catholic University of Korea in 2013.

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Thermal and Statistical Physics
Prof. Mark Ancliff in Lecture 29 - Helmholtz Free Energy. The video lectures in this course are offered in HD quality.
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

# Lecture Play Lecture
1 Introduction to Thermal and Statistical Physics (20:31) Play Video
2 Measuring Temperature (33:25) Play Video
3 Absolute Zero, Heat Capacity (23:07) Play Video
4 Phase Transitions (34:00) Play Video
5 Heat and Work (26:14) Play Video
6 Heat Cycles (23:27) Play Video
7 More Heat Cycles (34:29) Play Video
8 The Ideal Gas (43:59) Play Video
9 Avagadro's Number and Equipartition Theorem (29:41) Play Video
10 Entropy (35:15) Play Video
11 Entropy and the Second Law (28:15) Play Video
12 Efficiency of Carnot Engine (30:43) Play Video
13 Heat Transfer Mechanisms (31:26) Play Video
14 Drinking Bird (41:49) Play Video
15 Introduction to Probability (36:56) Play Video
16 Joint Probabilities (23:35) Play Video
17 The Normal Distribution (18:49) Play Video
18 Central Limit Theorem (28:19) Play Video
19 Combinatorics (29:18) Play Video
20 Quantum States (39:15) Play Video
21 The Fundamental Postulate (32:12) Play Video
22 The Thermodynamic Limit (32:12) Play Video
23 Two Systems at Equilibrium (39:42) Play Video
24 Statistical Definition of Temperature (13:28) Play Video
25 Ideal Paramagnet I (43:20) Play Video
26 Ideal Paramagnet II (39:46) Play Video
27 The Canonical Ensemble (25:57) Play Video
28 The Canonical Ensemble II (24:56) Play Video
29 Helmholtz Free Energy (31:30) Play Video
30 Non-interacting Distinguishable Particles (13:36) Play Video
31 Ideal Gas: Indistinguishability (23:47) Play Video
32 Ideal Gas: Density of States (40:16) Play Video
33 Ideal Gas: Partition Function (27:38) Play Video
34 Ideal Gas: Summary (10:09) Play Video
35 Combining Excitation Modes (14:18) Play Video
36 Rotational Modes of Diatomic Molecules (36:27) Play Video
37 Vibrational Modes of Diatomic Molecules (14:58) Play Video
38 Heat Capacity of a Diatomic Gas (12:06) Play Video
39 Quantum effects on the rotat (33:07) Play Video


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