Course Information
Course Code PHYS 4P41
Course Title Statistical Physics II
Description Fundamental postulates, equilibrium statistical mechanics and its relation to thermodynamics. Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics are derived and applied in appropriate physical situations of non-interacting and interacting particles; fluctuations; elementary treatment of transport theory.
Course Format Lectures, 3 hours per week; tutorial, 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite(s) PHYS 3P41 and 3P70.