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Physics Tutorial Ib(0.5 credits)

Course Type:Basic Specialized Courses
Class Format:Exercise
Course Name : Fundamental and Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 2 Autumn Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory
Lecturer : HOSSAIN Akter Designated Lecturer 

•Course Purpose
The purpose of this course is to deepen students’ understanding of thermodynamics/statistical physics 1, and cultivate their calculation skills by solving basic problems

•Prerequisite Subjects

•Course Topics
Students will solve the basic problems under faculty guidance.

1.Thermal Equilibrium and Temperature
2.State Equations, Partial Differentials, Units and Dimensions
3.The First Law of Thermodynamics (energy, isothermal and adiabatic processes)
4.The Second Law of Thermodynamics
6.Thermodynamic Functions
7.Phase Equilibrium and Chemical Equilibrium
8.Kinetic Theory and Statistical Mech

Printed handouts will be provided.

•Additional Reading
Modern Engineering Thermodynamics; Robert T. Balmer; Academic Press (2010)

•Grade Assessment
Grades will be based on participation, assignments, and a final examination.

30% for attendance
30% for assignments
40% for final examination


•Contacting Faculty
Students can ask questions at any time during classes.
Questoins during off-class hours can be asked at the lecturer's room (Engineering Building No.3 North Wing, Room 223
(3125) or via e-mail:


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