PHYS 552 - STATISTICAL MECHANICS |
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Semester: | Fall 2007 | |||
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Instructor: | Cemal Yalabik | |||
Office: | Room SA-228 | |||
Office Hours: | wednesday | 12:40 - 13:30 | Room SA-228 | |
All other times | (if available - call 1316 to check) | Room EA-G11 | ||
Assistant: | Sinem Binicioglu | Office: SA-239 | ||
Homework: | Policy | Assignments | ||
Exams & Grading: | (You can prepare notes on a single sheet of paper to bring to the exam.) | |||
First Exam | 25% | 10:40, October 23 | SA-Z19 | |
Second Exam | 25% | 10:40, December 4 | SA-Z19 | |
Final Exam | 35% | ? | ? | |
Homework | 15% | |||
Course Schedule: | ||||
Tuesday | 10:40 - 12:30 | Room SA-Z19 | ||
Friday | 10:40 - 11:40 | Room SA-Z19 | ||
Textbook: | ||||
Statistical Mechanics by K. Huang |
Homework for this week: There will be weekly homework assignments in this course. Homework is due on the Tuesday of the following week at 10:45, in class, before class starts.
You can view your grades through the Student BAIS system. You are also encouraged to discuss course related matters in the "student-forum" for this course at the same address.
Week | Subject | Exam | #1 | #2
The Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions
The Wigner function (No classes on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) Applications: The Ising model (Friday class only) Applications: The Ising model |
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