Universität Wien FIND

260085 VO Theoretical Physics IV: Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics I (2016S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

German

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Language: German

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Tuesday 01.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)
Wednesday 02.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 07.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 08.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 09.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 14.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 15.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 16.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 04.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 05.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 06.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 11.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 12.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 13.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 18.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 19.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 20.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 25.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 26.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 27.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 02.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 03.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 04.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 09.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 10.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 11.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 18.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 23.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 24.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 25.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 30.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 31.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 01.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 06.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 07.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 08.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 13.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 14.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 20.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 21.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 27.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 28.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 29.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Thermodynamic postulates; Entropy, heat, temperature; Thermodynamic equilibrium; formal relations; reversible processes; thermodynamic potentials; stability of thermodynamic systems.

Ensemble theory; phase spaces; microcanonical, canonical, grand-canonical ensembles; quantum statistics; Bose systems, photons, phonons, Bose-Einstein condensation; Fermi systems, Sommerfeld expansion, electron gas; Ising model and phase transitions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Concepts of statistical physics, understanding the notions entropy and temperature, concepts of thermodynamics, relation between statistical physics and thermodynamics, relevance of quantum mechanics for the understanding of properties of materials

Examination topics

Ex-cathedra teaching

Reading list

Herbert B. Callen, Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics
Kerson Huang, Statistical Mechanics
R. K. Pathria, Statistical Mechanics
Frederik Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Statistical Physics

Association in the course directory

T4, MaG 2

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