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Development of statistical mechanics from thermodynamic principals. Entropy interpreted from both the thermodynamic and statistical viewpoint. Applications in nuclear and particle physics including radioactivity.
(1) PHYS203; (2) MATH201.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
NOTE - NEW ASSESSMENT GUIDELINESThere is NO FINAL EXAM for PHYS310/440The THREE sections of PHYS310/440 will be assessed independently in the form of tests and homework. Homework is worth 24% and Tests 75%.
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Domestic fee $1,066.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if less than 1 person applies to enrol.
For further information see
School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.