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== Inhalt / topics ==
 
== Inhalt / topics ==
  
* review of thermodynamics and elementary statistical mechanics
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* Review of thermodynamics and elementary statistical mechanics
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* thermal radiation and Planck distribution
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* Gibbs free energy and chemical reactions
 
* theory of phase transitions
 
* theory of phase transitions
 +
* Bosonic and Fermionic statistics
 
* lattice gases
 
* lattice gases
* scattering functions
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* Van der Waals Gas, virial expansion  
* correlation functions
 
* density functional theory
 
* virial expansion
 
* density matrix
 
* simple Flory models
 
 
* various statistical ensembles
 
* various statistical ensembles
* diffusion equation
 
* basic hydrodynamics
 
  
 
== Vorkenntnisse / previous knowledge ==
 
== Vorkenntnisse / previous knowledge ==

Revision as of 16:36, 23 October 2007

Inhalt / topics

  • Review of thermodynamics and elementary statistical mechanics
  • thermal radiation and Planck distribution
  • Gibbs free energy and chemical reactions
  • theory of phase transitions
  • Bosonic and Fermionic statistics
  • lattice gases
  • Van der Waals Gas, virial expansion
  • various statistical ensembles

Vorkenntnisse / previous knowledge

  • classical mechanics
  • thermodynamics

Studiennachweis / record of study

  • Regelmäßige Teilnahme an Übung, plus erledigen der Übungsaufgaben
  • regular participation during the exercise course, plus solving the exercises

Unterrichtssprache / language of instruction

Englisch / english

Zielgruppe / audience

  • Diese Vorlesung richtet sich an die Teilnehmer des Masterstudienganges "Computational Science", aber auch interessierte Studenten der angeschlossenen Fachbereiche in anderen MS Programmen.
  • The lecture is aimed at the participants of the master study course "computational science". Nevertheless students of other university departements are welcome too.

Angestrebte Zeiten / aimed appointment

  • Lecture: Tu: 11 - 13 FIAS building 101
  • Exercises: Tu: 13 - 15 FIAS building 200