Statistical Mechanics

Introduction to the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. Topics include classical mechanics in the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations and its relation to classical statistical mechanics, phase space and partition functions, and the development of thermodynamics. Methods of molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations are also discussed.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Mark E Tuckerman
TR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM BOBS LL150