Solutions to the Final Exam are now posted on the Homework page.
Have a good summer!
Solutions to Problem Set 7 are now posted on the Homework page.
All lecture notes are on the Lecture Notes page.
REMEMBER!
Final Exam is Thursday, May 11, 4  7 pm, in B&L 315.
The exam is closed book, closed notes, and covers the entire course.
About 2/3 of the exam will be on material since the midterm exam.
Good luck!
The due date of Problem Set 7 has been extended.
Please put your solution in my mailbox outside the Department Main Office by 5 pm, Wednesday, May 3.
Problem Set 7, due Tuesday, May 2 in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to problem set 6 are also posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 26 are on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 6, due Tuesday, April 25 in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to Problem Set 5 are also now on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 22 are on the Lecture Notes page.
Remember: lecture this Thursday, April 20, is cancelled. There will be a makeup lecture this Friday, April 21, 9:40  10:55 am, in B&L 315.
There will also be an additional lecture next week, Friday, April 28, 9:40  10:55 am, in B&L 315.
Notes through lecture 20 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
I would like to have an additional lecture on Friday, April 28, 9:4010:55 am,
so that we can finish the course with 28 lectures. Otherwise we will have to
cut some interesting stuff. Please let me know if this would be a problem for
you.
Problem Set 5, due Friday, April 14, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Lectures on Thursday April 13 and Thursday April 20 have been canceled.
Makeup lectures will be held on Friday April 14 and Friday April 21, at 9:40 am in B&L 315.
Notes through lecture 19 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Solutions to the Midterm Exam are now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to Problem Set 4 are also posted.
Problem Set 4, due Tuesday, March 28 in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
It is a single, but multipart, problem.
Remember, the midterm exam is Thursday, March 30, in lecture. The exam is closed book, closed notes, and covers material through the end of lecture 14 (i.e. everything up until quantum ensembles).
Solutions to Problem Set 3 are posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 17 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Notes through lecture 15 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 3 is now posted on the Homework page. Since I have delayed posting this set, I will give you until Tuesday, March 21, to compete it.
Solutions to Problem Set 2 are also now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 13 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The midterm
exam will take place Thursday, March 30, in
lecture. The exam is closed book, closed notes, and will cover
all material up through the start of spring break.
Wednesday, February 22, 2006 
I have posted a clarification to problem 3 on Problem Set 2. Please make sure to reread the problem before completing the assignment.
Notes through lecture 10 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Solutions to Problem Set 1 are posted on the Homework page.
Monday, February 20, 2006 
Problem Set 2, due Tuesday, February 28, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Wednesday, February 15, 2006 
Notes through lecture 8 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, February 8, 2006 
Notes for Lectures 1 to 6 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Saturday, February 4, 2006 
Problem Set 1, due Thursday, February 16, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Monday, December 19, 2005 
Welcome to Physics 418, Statistical Mechanics I!
Note: The first lecture of the course will take place Thursday, January 19.
You can find all lecture notes, homeworks, and exams (but not solutions) for the course as it was given the last two times I taught it at:
Spring 2004: http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~stte/phy418S04/
Spring 2005: http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~stte/phy418S05/


