# PHYS 213 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

## Schedule

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The book chapter recommendations are supplementary to the prelecture notes. Generally the course follows the notes very closely, and the book only approximately.

Week | Date | Prelectures | Checkpoints | Lectures | Prelabs/Labs | Discussions | Homework | Exams |
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1 |
Monday
10/9/2023 |
Prelecture 1 | Checkpoint 1 | Lecture 1: Internal energy Book: Introduction Chapter 1 pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
10/10/2023 |
No lab activitiesthis week |
Discussion 1 Solution |
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Wednesday
10/11/2023 |
Prelecture 2 | Checkpoint 2 | Lecture 2: Temperature, heat capacity Book: Chapters 3 A-D pdf pptx |
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Thursday
10/12/2023 |
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Friday
10/13/2023 |
No lectures on Fridays! |
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2 |
Monday
10/16/2023 |
Prelecture 3 | Checkpoint 3 | Lecture 3: Entropy Book: Chapter 2, 5 pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
10/17/2023 |
No lab activitiesthis week |
Discussion 2 Solution |
Homework 1 due Homework 2 due |
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Wednesday
10/18/2023 |
Prelecture 4 | Checkpoint 4 | Lecture 4: Entropy II Book: Chapter 6 pdf pptx |
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Thursday
10/19/2023 |
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Friday
10/20/2023 |
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3 |
Monday
10/23/2023 |
Prelecture 5 | Checkpoint 5 | Lecture 5: Kinetic theory of the ideal gas Book: Chapter 3 pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
10/24/2023 |
Discussion 3 Solution |
Homework 3 due Homework 4 due |
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Wednesday
10/25/2023 |
Prelecture 6 | Checkpoint 6 | Lecture 6: Quasistatic processes Book: Chapter 4 A-C pdf pptx |
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Thursday
10/26/2023 |
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Friday
10/27/2023 |
Exam 1 (27 October through 30 October) Sign-Up for an exam time in PrairieTest. |
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4 |
Monday
10/30/2023 |
Prelecture 7 | Checkpoint 7 | Lecture 7: Thermodynamic cycles Book: Chapter 4 E-F pdf pptx |
Exam 1 (27 October through 30 October) Sign-Up for an exam time in PrairieTest. |
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Tuesday
10/31/2023 |
No lab activitiesthis week |
Discussion 4 Solution |
Homework 5 due Homework 6 due |
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Wednesday
11/1/2023 |
Prelecture 8 | Checkpoint 8 | Lecture 8: Gibbs free energy: equilibrium in contact with a bath Book: Chapter 10E pdf pptx |
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Thursday
11/2/2023 |
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Friday
11/3/2023 |
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5 |
Monday
11/6/2023 |
Prelecture 9 | Checkpoint 9 | Lecture 9: Chemical potential and phases pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
11/7/2023 |
Prelab 2 Lab 2: Ideal gas law |
Discussion 5 Solution |
Homework 7 due Homework 8 due |
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Wednesday
11/8/2023 |
Prelecture 10 | Checkpoint 10 | Lecture 10: Phase diagrams and phase boundaries pdf pptx |
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Thursday
11/9/2023 |
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Friday
11/10/2023 |
Exam 2 (10 November through 13 November) Sign-Up for an exam time in PrairieTest. |
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6 |
Monday
11/13/2023 |
Prelecture 11 | Checkpoint 11 | Lecture 11: Microscopic probabilities: Boltzmann Book: Chapters 8 pdf pptx |
Exam 2 (10 November through 13 November) Sign-Up for an exam time in PrairieTest. |
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Tuesday
11/14/2023 |
No lab activitiesthis week |
Discussion 6 Solution |
Homework 9 due Homework 10 due |
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Wednesday
11/15/2023 |
Lecture 11 part 2 |
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Thursday
11/16/2023 |
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Friday
11/17/2023 |
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7 |
Monday
11/20/2023 |
Fall break, no class | ||||||

Tuesday
11/21/2023 |
Fall break, no class | |||||||

Wednesday
11/22/2023 |
Fall break, no class | |||||||

Thursday
11/23/2023 |
Fall break, no class | |||||||

Friday
11/24/2023 |
Fall break, no class | |||||||

8 |
Monday
11/27/2023 |
Prelecture 12 | Checkpoint 12 | Lecture 12: Boltzmann examples Book: Chapters 9 pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
11/28/2023 |
Prelab 3 Lab 3: Phase Transitions |
Discussion 7 Solution |
Homework 11 due | |||||

Wednesday
11/29/2023 |
Prelecture 13 | Checkpoint 13 | Lecture 13: Application to semiconductors Book: Chapters 12C pdf pptx |
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Thursday
11/30/2023 |
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Friday
12/1/2023 |
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9 |
Monday
12/4/2023 |
Lecture 14: Review and cleanup pdf pptx |
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Tuesday
12/5/2023 |
Homework 12 due Homework 13 due | |||||||

Wednesday
12/6/2023 |
Lecture 15: Final review pdf pptx Extra notes |
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Thursday
12/7/2023 |
Reading Day |
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Friday
12/8/2023 |