Courses: Statistical Physics (PHYSH303A01)

Fall 2009

Treatment of many particle systems using classical and quantum statistics and ensembles to derive the laws of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. This course includes applications to the thermal properties of matter (solids, liquids and gases), photon, and phonon systems. Monte Carlo techniques are introduced through a computer project.

Prerequisites: Physics 214b or consent.

Fulfills: NA II

Department

Physics (Web site)

Taught By

Jerry Gollub (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Stokes 016

Meeting Times

MWF 9:30-10:30