Statistical Physics
Code  Completion  Credits  Range 

XP02SF  Z,ZK  4  3P+1S 
 Course guarantor:
 Petr Kulhánek
 Lecturer:
 Antonín Krpenský, Petr Kulhánek
 Tutor:
 Antonín Krpenský, Petr Kulhánek
 Supervisor:
 Department of Physics
 Synopsis:

The lecture is devoted to the fundamentals of statistical physics. It is the third part of fourpart lecture cycle.
 Requirements:

Theoretical Physics 1
 Syllabus of lectures:

1.Basic principles: distribution function, mean value, mean quadratic fluctuation.
2.Liouvill theorem. Gibbs distributions.
3.Thermodynamic potentials: enthalpy, free energy, grandcanonical potential.
4.Chemical potential, entropy and probability.
5.Statistical distributions: Boltzmann and Maxwell distribution.
6.FermiDirac and BoseEinstein distribution.
7.Distributions behaviour and simple examples (black body radiation, ideal gas).
8.Metals, neutron stars.
9.Ferromagnetics a antiferromagnetics: Ising and Heisenberg model.
10.Superconductivity.
11.Degenerative fermion systems, boson condensation.
12.Monte Carlo methods. Metropolis method.
13.Nonequilibrium statistics, Boltzmann equation.
14.Momentum equation, transition to continuum.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

thermodynamic potentials
EOS  ideal gas
other EOSs
rotational and vibrational spectra
Planck law, StefanBoltzmann law, Wien law
EOS  fermion gas
Monte Carlo calculation, various exapmles
 Study Objective:

To became familiar with basics of the statistical physics according to the outline.
 Study materials:

1. P. Kulhánek: Vybrané kapitoly z teoretické fyziky, AGA 2017
2. E. M. Lifshitz, L. D. Landau. Course in theoretical Physics 5: Statistical Physics, Elsewier Science, 2003
 Note:
 Further information:
 www.aldebaran.cz/studium/tf/
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 Doctoral studies, daily studies (compulsory elective course)
 Doctoral studies, combined studies (compulsory elective course)
 Doctoral studies, structured daily studies (compulsory elective course)
 Doctoral studies, structured combined studies (compulsory elective course)