Course Syllabus: (PDF) or (DOC)

sergey.syritsyn[at]stonybrook.edu

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

[2] K. Huang, "Statistical Mechanics", 2

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

Grades and solutions next Tuesday

Midterms 1 and 2: 20% + 20%

Final exam: 40%

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

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

- Thermodynamics 1 (pages 1-6)
- Thermodynamics 2 (pages 7-14)
- Principles of Statistics 1 (pages 1-10)
- Principles of Statistics 2 (pages 11-22)
- Classical, Fermi, Bose gases 1 (pages 1-9)
- Classical, Fermi, Bose gases 2 (pages 10-16)
- Phase transitions 1 (pages 1-12)
- Phase transitions 2 (pages 13-20)
- Fluctuations (pages 1-11)
- Kinetics 1 (pages 1-15)

- Homework 1(due Thursday Sep 5) -- Solutions
- Homework 2(due Thursday Sep 12) -- Solutions
- Homework 3(due Thursday Sep 19) -- Solutions
- Homework 4(due Thursday Oct 3) -- Solutions
- Homework 5(due Thursday Oct 17) -- Solutions
- Homework 6(due Thursday Oct 24) -- Solutions
- Homework 7(due Thursday Nov 7) -- Solutions
- Homework 8(due Tuesday Nov 19) -- Solutions
- Homework 9(due Tuesday Nov 27) -- Solutions
- Homework 10(due Thursday Dec 5, optional)