Curriculum
Statistical Mechanics Sub. Code: 09010405
S. No  Topic  Learning Objectives  Teaching guidelines  Methodology  Time 
1  Probability
1.Probability, some probability considerations, 2.Combinations possessing maximum probability 3.Combinations possessing minimum probability, 4. Distribution of molecules in two boxes. 5. Case with weightage (general). Phase space 6.Microstates and macrostates 7. Accessible states, 8.Thermodynamical probability.

To discuss Probability, some probability considerations, Combinations possessing, maximum probability, Combinations possessing minimum probability, Distribution of molecules in two boxes, Case with weightage (general). Phase space, Microstates and macrostates, Accessible states, Thermodynamical probability.  To cover basic concept and explanation of Probability, some probability considerations, combinations possessing maximum probability, Combinations possessing minimum probability, distribution of molecules in two boxes, Case with weightage (general). Phase space, Microstates and macrostates, Accessible states, Thermodynamical probability.  1. Conventional Method (White Board Teaching)
2.Power Point Presentation 
12 hours 
2.

Statistical Physics and Distribution Law
1. Postulates of Statistical Physics. *Division of Phase space into cells 2.Condition of equilibrium between two systems in thermal contact 3. BParameter. 4. Entropy and Probability 5. Boltzman’s distribution law. 6. Evaluation of A and B. 7. BoseEinstein statistics, 8. Application of B.E. 9.Statistics to Planck’s radiation law, 10. B.E. gas. 
To discuss Postulates of Statistical Physics, Division of Phase space into cells,
Condition of equilibrium between two systems in thermal contact, BParameter. Entropy and Probability, Boltzman’s distribution law, Evaluation of A and B, BoseEinstein statistics, Application of B.E. Statistics to Planck’s radiation law, B.E. gas. 
To cover basic concept and explanation of Postulates of Statistical Physics, Division of Phase space into cells, Condition of equilibrium between two systems in thermal contact, BParameter, Entropy and Probability, Boltzman’s distribution law, Evaluation of A and B, BoseEinstein statistics, Application of B.E., Statistics to Planck’s radiation law, B.E. gas.  1. Conventional Method (White Board Teaching)
2.Power Point Presentation 
10 hours 
3.

FermiDirac Statistics
1.FermiDirac statistics 2. M.B. Laws limiting case of B.E. 3. Degeneracy 4. B.E. condensation. 5. F.D. Gas, 6. Electron gas in metals. 
To discuss FermiDirac statistics, M.B. Laws limiting case of B.E.Degeneracy, B.E. condensation, F.D. Gas,
Electron gas in metals. 
To cover basic concept and explanation of FermiDirac statistics, M.B. Laws limiting case of B.E., Degeneracy, B.E. condensation, F.D. Gas, Electron gas in metals.  1. Conventional Method (White Board Teaching)
2.Power Point Presentation 
8 hours 