Statistical Physics II's Full Profile
This course covers probability distributions for classical and quantum systems. Topics include: Microcanonical, canonical, and grand canonical partition-functions and associated thermodynamic potentials. Also discussed are conditions of thermodynamic equilibrium for homogenous and heterogenous systems.The course follows 8.044, Statistical Physics I, and is second in this series of undergraduate Statistical Physics courses.
Feb 01, 2005
to May 25, 2005
Days of the Week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
- Size: Massive Open Online Course
- Instructor: Prof. Xiao-Gang Wen
- Cost: Free
- Institution: MIT OCW
- Topics: Physics
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