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Intermediate Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Theory: Classical Thermodynamics

4 videos (Total 40 min), 3 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

Theory: Introduction to Statistics and Statistical Thermodynamics

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

Theory: Non-interacting systems

5 videos (Total 50 min), 1 quiz
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
1 hour to complete

Theory: Interacting systems

3 videos (Total 30 min), 1 quiz
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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Top reviews from Statistical Thermodynamics: Molecules to Machines

By SSJul 1st 2018

This course is advanced level stuff.You got to have high understanding of probability distributions and also a lot of integral calculus is required.

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Venkat Viswanathan

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

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