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Physics 4153: Statistical Physics & Thermodynamics
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Course Overview:

  1. Fundamental Concepts and Tools of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
    • Review of basic thermodynamics
    • Introduction to statistical mechanics
    • Entropy, temperature, and equilibrium
  2. Extensions of basic tools and concepts
    • Systems with continuous energy states
    • Systems in which particles are not conserved
  3. Applications
    • `Classical'' and quantum gases
    • Bosonic and fermionic systems
    • Phase transitions
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