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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

 

•       Statistical Mechanics (2nd edition). Kerson Huang. Wiley.

•       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

 

·         Tuesday                15:00 – 18:00

 

General instructions

 

Homeworks

•       Homeworks are due after one week unless otherwise announced.

Projects

•       Will be discussed in class.

•       Projects (written version) are due on December 30th, 2008.

 

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HW’s and Exams

               

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

•       First exam and solutions.

 

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