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Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Theory: Classical Thermodynamics

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 40 min)
4 videos
Module 1.2: Quantum Mechanics10m
Module 2.1: Classical Thermodynamics10m
Module 2.2: Phase Equilibrium8m
3 practice exercises
Assignment 130m
Entry Survey10m
Hands-on demo kit10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Theory: Introduction to Statistics and Statistical Thermodynamics

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 18 min)
2 videos
Module 3.2: Statistical Thermodynamics8m
1 practice exercise
Assignment 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Theory: Non-interacting systems

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 50 min)
5 videos
Module 4.2: Non-Interacting Systems: Ideal Gas9m
Module 4.3: Non-Interacting Systems: Electrons10m
Module 4.4: Non-Interacting Systems: Phonons9m
Module 4.5: Non-Interacting Systems: Photons9m
1 practice exercise
Assignment 330m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Theory: Interacting systems

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 30 min)
3 videos
Module 5.2: Ising Model: Mean-field Approximation12m
Module 5.3: Ising Model: Fluctuations8m
1 practice exercise
Assignment 445m

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