Course

Statistical Mechanics

Class

Graduate

Prerequisites

None

TextBook

  • L.E.Reichl, "A Modern Course in Statistical Physics", 2nd ed., Wiley (1998)

Topics

1st Semester (Compulsive):
  • 2. Introduction to Thermodynamics
  • 3. The Thermodynamics of Phase Transitions
  • 4. Elementary Probability Theory & Limit Theorems
  • 7. Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  • 10. Hydrodynamic Processes Near Equilibrium
  • 11. Transport Theory

2nd Semester (Elective):

  • 5. Stochastic Dynamics & Brownian Motion
  • 6. The Foundations of Statistical Mechanics
  • 8. Order-Disorder Transitions and Renormalization Theory
  • 9. Interacting Fluids
  • 12. Non-equilibrium Phase Transitions

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