**Last Modified: Wednesday, December 17 ^{th},
2008 at 08:30.**

**Advanced Statistical Mechanics 501503761**

** Instructor** Saed Dababneh Homepage email: saed@dababneh.com alternatively dababneh@bau.edu.jo

__Prerequisites__

None.

__General course content__

Review of thermodynamics, canonical ensemble
and grand canonical ensemble, quantum statistical mechanics, the partition
function, ideal Fermi gas, ideal Bose gas, liquid He; Ising
model.

__Text__

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*Statistical Mechanics* (2^{nd}
edition). Kerson Huang. Wiley.

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*Statistical Mechanics.* R. K. Pathria.
Pergamon Press.

__Grading__

First Exam |
20% |

Second Exam |
20% |

HW’s and quizzes |
05% |

Project |
05% |

Final Exam |
50% |

__Class__

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Tuesday 15:00 – 18:00

__General instructions__

**Homeworks**

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Homeworks are due after one week
unless otherwise announced.

**Projects**

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Will be discussed in class.

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Projects (written version) are due on
December 30^{th}, 2008.

** Announcements ** ZZZZZZ

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__HW’s and Exams__

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Level
Test intended to collect information about the background of the students
before starting the course.

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First
exam and solutions.

__Useful Downloads__

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