PHY203: Introduction to Statistical Mechanics
Class Meetings:
Time:
Monday and Wednesday 08:30 to 09:45
Location:
Physics 150 (old: 158)
Website:
http://www.phy.duke.edu/~bass/PHY203
Instructor:
Steffen A. Bass
Office:
Physics 261D (old: 204D)
Phone:
660-2479
Email:
bass@phy.duke.edu
Office hours:
Monday: 13:00 to 14:00 and Thursday 10:00 to 11:00, or by appointment
Teaching Assistant:
Nicholas Early
Office:
(old: 250J)
Phone:
660-2490
Email:
nje2@phy.duke.edu
Office hours:
Monday: 16:15 to 18:15 or by appointment
Literature:
Textbooks used in the course:
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
, 1st edition, by W. Greiner, L. Neise and H. Stoecker (Springer, New York, 1995)
Statistical Mechanics
, 2nd Edition, by R.K. Pathria (Butterworth and Heinemann).
other helpful textbooks:
Statistical Physics
, by Landau and Lifshitz (Butterworth and Heinemann)
Statistical Physics
by Reif
Thermal Physics
by Kittel and Kroemer