Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session

Recitations: 1 session / week, 1 hour / session

Required Text Book

Huang, Kerson. Introduction to Statistical Physics. London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2001. ISBN: 9780748409419.


Statistical Physics I (8.044), Quantum Physics II (8.05)


activities percentages
Homework (once a week) 40%
Quiz 1 (open book) 15%
Quiz 2 (open book) 15%
Final Exam (open book) 30%


Homework is handed out every week and is due one week later in class.

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

notes Lecture Notes
assignment Problem Sets