Course Synopses

16:750:611 STATISTICAL MECHANICS (3)

  • Course Description:

    Prerequisites: 750:501, 502, Quantum Mechanics, 507 Classical Mechanics. Statistical methods and probability; the statistical basis for irreversibility and equilibrium; ensemble theory; statistical thermodynamics; classical and quantum statistics; the density matrix; applications of statistical mechanics to non-ideal gases, condensed matter, nuclei and astrophysics; fluctuations, non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; kinetic theory.

  • Learning Management System: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/grad/611/