Teaching materials


ph215 - Thermodynamics

ph215 - Thermodynamics

My Thermodynamics lectures begin by reviewing the Laws of Thermodynamics and the state and process variables of classical thermodynamics. We then discuss the thermodynamics of systems comprising multiple phases, non-ideal systems such as real gases. Finally, we will be looking at statistical thermodynamics, the different classical and quantum particle statistics and briefly cover the application of statistical thermodynamics to information theory. [more] [teaching]

Walking in Wales


Boardwalk circuit in Cors Caron

Boardwalk circuit in Cors Caron

Cors Caron from Maes-llyn layby on the B4343 south of Pontrhydfendigaid
A short lunch-time walk to stretch the legs on a crisp winter day. Totally flat, the walk begins at a layby near Maes-llyn farm on the road from Pontrhydfendigaid to Tregaron, where there is a gate leading onto the former railway trackbed (now cycle path) through the raised bog of Cors Caron. After heading south for a kilometre or so, the continuation of the track is gated off (with the cycle path returning to the road) and the boardwalk circuit branches off to the right and into the bog prope... [more]
Elenydd  4.3km  25m  1hrs   [more] [walks]