TU Delft
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Organization
2011/2012 Applied Sciences Bachelor Applied Physics
TN2623
Statistical Physics for Minor
ECTS: 3
Responsible Instructor
Name E-mail
Dr.ir. J.J.J. Gillissen    J.J.J.Gillissen@tudelft.nl
Prof.dr. C. Pappas    C.Pappas@tudelft.nl
Education Period
1
Start Education
1
Exam Period
1
Course Language
Dutch
Course Contents
Temperature, Entropy, probability distributions, specific heat, Boltzmann distribution
Study Goals
Understanding of statistical physics
Education Method
We use the book “thermal physics” of Schroeder. During the contact hours we lecture theory and work out assignments of this book. Homework assignments are mandatory and count towards at least 30% of the final grade. During recitation sections students are asked to present their solution and participate in discussing the solutions presented by others
Assessment
In a three hour written exam, the student is asked to solve problems, which are modifications of or closely related to the problems, discussed during the contact hours.