### Instructor

Sergey Syritsyn (office C-140)

sergey.syritsyn[at]stonybrook.edu
### Lectures

28 lectures starting August 27, TUTH 8:30-9:50AM, Frey Hall #217
### Lecture Notes

Will be posted online
### Office Hours:

Tuesdays 10am-12pm (Physics C-140)
### TA and Grading

Xiaoyu Yang, xiaoyu.yang[at]stonybrook.edu,

TA's Office hours Wed 1:30-3:30pm (Physics D-118)
### Main textbooks

[1] L.Landau and E.Lifshitz, "Statistical Physics, Pt.1", 3^{rd} ed.

[2] K. Huang, "Statistical Mechanics", 2^{nd} ed.

[3] K.Likharev, "Essential Graduate Physics, Part SM",
posted online.
### Homeworks

Weekly on Thursdays, deadlines 1 week after handout

Grades and solutions next Tuesday
### Course grading

Homeworks: 20%

Midterms 1 and 2: 20% + 20%

Final exam: 40%
### Exams

Open books
Midterms: September 26 (Thursday), October 31 (Thursday)

Final: Wednesday Dec 11, 11:15am-1:45pm