Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HC075000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 統計力学演習
Subject Name
(Katakana)
トウケイリキガクエンシュウ
Subject Name in
English
Exercises in Statistical Mechanics
Instructor SAWADA MASAHIRO,YAGI RYUUTA,TANAKA ARATA
Instructor
(Katakana)
サワダ マサヒロ,ヤギ リュウタ,タナカ アラタ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur1-4:SCI B301,SCI E208,AdSM 401N
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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See Japanese syllabus.
This seminar is given in Japanese. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students Physical Science, Third year
Keywords Statistical mechanics, Thermodynamics, Statistical ensemble, Classical statistics, Quantum statistics, Quantum mechanics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Physics
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to formulate and solve physical problems. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Attain a deep understanding of Statistical Mechanics I and II through a seminar style of solving related problems. Students are sorted into three groups. 
Class Schedule lesson1    Guidance, Thermodynamics,  Microstates and Macrostates
lesson2   Microcanonical ensemble
lesson3   Canonical ensemble
lesson4   Grandcanonical ensemble
lesson5   Quantum mechanics,  free particle,  density of states,  many-particle system
lesson6   Quantum statistics,  Fermi-Dirac/ Bose-Einstain distribution function
lesson7   Ideal Fermi gas (Pauli's exclusion principle,  Fermi degeneracy,  Heat capacity)
lesson8   Ideal Fermi gas (Pauli's magnetic susceptibility)
lesson9  Midterm exam  (Schedule could be changed; To be announced)
lesson10  Bose-Einstein condensation
lesson11  Blackbody Radiation
lesson12  Lattice vibration,  Einstein model and Debye model
lesson13  Statistics of spin system
lesson14  Phase transition,  Mean field theory, Molecular field theory, Bragg-Williams theory
lesson15 Prepare for term-end exam

Midterm and term-end exams 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Same as used in the lecture Statistical Mechanics I and II.
See Japanese syllabus. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
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Requirements This seminar is given in Japanese. 
Grading Method See Japanese syllabus. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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