## Statistical Mechanics B(2.0 credits) | |||

Code | : | 211 | |

Course Type | : | Specialized Courses | |

Class Format | : | Lecture | |

Course Name | : | Applied Physics | |

Starts 1 | : | 3 the latter term | |

Elective/Compulsory | : | Compulsory | |

Lecturer | : | TAKENAKA Koshi Professor |

•Course Purpose |

From the introduction of quantum statistical mechanics and its several practical applications, students learn the fundamental concepts and the mathematical techniques in statistical mechanics.
Goals: 1. Understanding the quantum statistical mechanics and calculation and the use of Fermi statistics and Bose statistics 2. Understanding and exploiting basic ideas in statistical mechanics |

•Prerequisite Subjects |

Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics A, Quantum Mechanics A |

•Course Topics |

1. Review of classical mechanics and quantum mechanics
2. Classical statistical mechanics and quantum statistical mechanics 3. Fermi statistics and Bose statistics 4. Application of Fermi statistics 5. Application of Bose statistics 6. Real gas (Non-ideal gas) 7. Systems with strong interactions 8. Brownian motion |

•Textbook |

Y. Nagaoka, Statistical Physics (Iwanami) |

•Additional Reading |

R. Kubo et ai., Statistical Mechanics (North-Holland Personal Library) |

•Grade Assessment |

Passing grade: 60 points out of 100 |

•Notes |

No special remarks |

•Contacting Faculty |

Questions are welcome within or after each lecture. |

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