Academic Catalog

PHYS501 STATISTICAL MECHANICS

Course Code: 2300501
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ALTU ZPNEC
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Elements of the classical and quantum statistics, the partition function, ideal Fermi gas, ideal Bose gas, Ising model and some applications of statistical mechanics.