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Physics 715 Spring 2021 Reference Page

Statistical Mechanics

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Level
StudentsGraduate, advanced
Credits3.00
Breadth
L&S CreditDoes not count for L&S degree
Counts in 50% grad coursework
Description:
Statistical foundations, Liouville's theorem, ensembles, classical and quantum distribution functions, entropy and temperature, connection with thermodynamics, partition functions, quantum gases, non-ideal gases, phase transitions and critical phenomena, non-equilibrium problems, Boltzmann equation and the H-theorem, transport properties, connections with quantum field theory, applications of statistical mechanics to selected problems. Enroll Info: None
Prerequisites:
Graduate/professional standing
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SecInstructorTimePlace
001Alex LevchenkoMW 04:00 pm - 05:15 pm Online