PHY 411 - STATISTICAL PHYSICS

3 Unit(s)


Basic concept of statistical mechanics; microscopic basics of thermodynamics and applications, macroscopic systems, equilibrium of an isolated system and system in a heat bath, perfect classical gas, quantum mechanical ensemble, velocity distribution, grand canonical ensembles, Fermi Dirac distribution function, application of Fermi Dirac statistics, Fermi energy, Bose- Einstein distribution function, condensed states, phase transformations quantum distributions; elementary kinetic theory of transport processes, fluctuation phenomena and Applications.