Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Statistical Mechanics FIZ 518 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH,
Course Assistants All research assitants in department of physics.
Course Category
Course Objective To support physical problem solving ability of students by statistical mechanic knowledge.
Course Content Distribution functions, entropy, classical and statiscal mecanics, kuantum statistics subjects are given.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Constructs the distribution functions for most common case. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Constructs the distribution functions for bosons. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Applies the distribution functions to real Maxwell-Boltzmann and Fermi-Dirac systems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Analysis the matter in Maxwell-Boltzmann and Fermi-Dirac definition. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Synthesis the results of statistical mechanics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Gains the ability of solving problems defined during course. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Distribution functions
2 Entropy
3 H- Functions
4 Classical statistical Mechanics
5 Energy, temperature and Boltzmann distribution.
6 Partition Functions
7 Transportation properties of gasses.
8 Equipartition theorem
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Van der Waals equation and application to gases.
11 Quantum Statistical Mechanics
12 Maxwell-Boltzman systems.
13 Fermi Dirac systems.
14 Bose Einstein systems.
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Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of undergraduate and graduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to improve themselves by following the innovations in the field of Physics which are important in the development of science and technology. X
3 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
4 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works.
5 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
6 Having the scientific and vocational wafer and defending this apprehension in every medium.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 2 15 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6