## Details of CH4205 (Spring 2020)

Level: 4 |
Type: Theory |
Credits: 4.0 |

Course Code | Course Name | Instructor(s) |
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CH4205 |
Statistical Thermodynamics |
Susmita Roy |

Syllabus |
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Recalling Thermodynamics, Condition of Thermodynamics equilibrium and stability, Review of Probability Theory, Statistical Basis of Thermodynamics, Fundamental Principles of Statistical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics Ensembles and it's Distribution Functions, Microcanonical Ensemble, Canonical Ensemble, Grand Canonical Ensemble, Other Ensembles, Thermodynamic Connections, Equivalence of Different Ensembles, Statistical Mechanics of Non-interaction Systems, Interacting Classical Systems, Boltzmann Statistics, Fermi-Dirac Statistics, Bose-Einstein Statistics. |

References |
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1) Statistical Mechanics, R. K. Pathria and Paul D. Beale, Butterworth-Heinemenn, 3rd Edition .
2) Statistical Mechanics, D. A. McQuarrie, University Science Books, California, USA |

#### Course Credit Options

Sl. No. | Programme | Semester No | Course Choice |
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1 | IP | 2 | Not Allowed |

2 | IP | 4 | Core |

3 | IP | 6 | Not Allowed |

4 | MR | 2 | Not Allowed |

5 | MR | 4 | Not Allowed |

6 | MS | 8 | Core |

7 | RS | 1 | Elective |

8 | RS | 2 | Elective |