Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5500. Statistical Mechanics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PHYS 5401 or instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Ensembles, distribution function, partition function. Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac distributions, fluctuations, applications to the properties of solids and liquids and to the kinetic theory of gases.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2021 4868 Storrs In Person Javanainen, Juha 001 Reg MoWe 10:30am‑11:45am
18/20 GS 119 3.00 Graded