Each of the eight main topics for this course cuts across several lecture sessions.

TOPIC # | Topics |
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1 |
Microcanonical Ensemble Canonical Ensemble Grand Canonical Ensemble van der Waals Model and Phase Transitions |

2 |
Meanfield Theory and Second Order Phase Transition Symmetry Breaking and Phase Transition Symmetry Breaking and Ginsburg-Landau Theory Spins in Magnetic Field and First Order Phase Transition Water-vapor-ice Liquid Crystals |

3 |
Thermal Fluctuations Fluctuation-Response Relation Coherent Length and Local Fluctuations of Order Parameter |

4 |
Photon Gas and Black Body Radiation Phonon Gas and Thermal Properties of Solids Bose Condensation |

5 |
Wave Function of Condensed Bosons Gross-Pitaevsky Equation Ginsburg-Landau Theory for Superfluid Collective Excitation in Superfluids Superfluidity |

6 |
Metal and Fermi Liquid Semiconductors White Dwarf and Neutron Stars |

7 |
Hydrodynamics and Euler’s Equation Sound Waves Diffusion and Random Walks Damping of Sound Waves by Diffusion Viscosity and Navier-Stokes Equation Heat Conduction Transport in Metal and Drude Model Hall Effect Boltzmann Equation and Thermoelectric Effects |

8 |
Fluctuation-Dissipation Relation Langevin Equation-Dynamics of Random Walks Power Spectrum and Noises Noises in RC Circuit |