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260085 VO Theoretical Physics IV: Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics I (2017S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: German

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 01.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)
Monday 06.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 07.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 08.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 14.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 20.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 21.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 27.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 28.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 29.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 03.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 04.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 05.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 24.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 25.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 26.04. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 02.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 03.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 08.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 09.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 10.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 15.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 16.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 17.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 22.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 23.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 24.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 29.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 30.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 31.05. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 07.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 12.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 13.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 14.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 19.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 20.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 21.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 26.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 27.06. 10:00 - 11:00 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 28.06. 10:00 - 11:00 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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