WEEK # | TOPICS |
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1 | Overview |

2 | Transport Coefficients - Green Kubo Relations |

3 | Density and Self Correlations, Botlzmann Equation |

4 | Navier-Stokes Equations |

5 | Collisions and Transport Models |

6 | Fluid Transport - Molecular Dynamics Simulations |

7 | Radiation Transport - Monte Carlo Methods |

8 | Linear Response Theory |

9 | Micro/Macro Coupling (Multiscale Modeling) |

10 | Solids and Soft Matter |

11-14 | Special Topics to Illustrate Diverse Applications – Subject to Class Interest |

15 | Class Presentation |

The course will be taught through class lectures. Written lecture notes will be posted on the server.

There will be a few problem sets, a written quiz (after week 8), and at the end of the term a term project (with presentation) and an oral exam.

### General References

Boon, J. P., and S. Yip. *Molecular Hydrodynamics.* McGraw-Hill, 1980, Dover edition, 1990. ISBN: 0486669491.

McQuarrie, D. A. *Statistical Mechanics.* Harper & Row, 1976. ISBN: 1891389157.

Duderstadt, J. J., and W. R. Martin. *Transport Theory.* Wiley, 1979. 047104492X

Bird, R. B., W. E. Stewart, and E. N. Lightfoot. *Transport Phenomena*. Wiley, 1960. ISBN: 0470115394.