**Advanced course on statistical physics I (Fall 2021)**

This course is devoted to advanced topics in statistical mechanics.

Link for class https://vc15.sbu.ac.ir/class-4001161210501/

Link for my previous lectures on Computational Physics

Link for my previous lectures on Statistical Mechanics 1

Link for my previous lectures on Statistical Mechanics 2 (Khajeh Nasir Digital Library, SBU VPN needed)

Some topics to teach are as follows:

**Thermodynamic Limit****Thermodynamical****equilibrium****Observable quantities****Statistical ensembles****Classical statistical mechanics****Maxwell Boltzmann distribution****Quantum Statistics****BE & FD distributions****An introduction to effective theory and critical phenomena****Thermodynamics of early Universe**

- Course subjects and program (Download)
- Stochastic fields: Definition and classification (Download)
- Statistics of smoothed cosmic fields in perturbation theory I: Formulation and useful formulas in second-order perturbation theory (Download)
- Lecture notes on critical Phenomena provided by Prof. Vahid Karimipour
- Mean field Theory (see link)
- Effective Theory (see link)
- Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (A Work in Progress), (See also this link) by Prof. Daniel Arovas.

- Researches methods course (Link)
- Critical Phenomena and Phase transitions (Link)
- Computational Physics (Link)
- Data Analysis workshop (Link)
- Data Sciences (Link)
- Challenges in training and researches in Physics (Link)

1- R.K. Pathria, "Statistical Mechanics"

2- M. Kardar, "Statistical Physics of Particles"

3- Greiner et. al., “Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics”

Other relevant References:

4- Reif, F., Fundamental of statistical and thermal physics, Waveland Press, 2009.

5- Reif, F., Statistical Physics (Berkeley Physics course-Volume 5), Macgraw-Hill Book company, 1967.

6- Kerson Huang, “Statistical Mechanics”, Johm Wiley and Sons.

7- Dalvit, Diego AR, Jaime Frastai and Ian Lawrie, "Problems on statistical mechanics", CRC Press, 1999.

8- arXiv:1107.0568, “Lecture Notes in Statistical Mechanics and Mesoscopics”

9- STEPHEN J. BLUNDELL AND KATHERINE M. BLUNDELL ,”Concepts in Thermal Physics”.

10- arXiv:0804.0747

Exams

- First Midterm exam will be held on 1400.08.27 including a review on Thermodynamics (Chapters 1-4 Greiner) and Chapters 1, 2
- Second Midterm exam will be held on 1400.09.25 including Chapters 3, 4 and 5

- Final exam including Chapters 6, 7 and 8

Some of my lectures (Click here)

Exercises:

# Set 1 (Download)