PHY 418: Statistical Mechanics I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Spring 2012
The Final Exam has been graded. You may see your grade on the Blackboard system and you may stop by my office to pick up your exam. Solutions to the final, and a histogram of scores, are posted on the Homework page.
Course grades have been submitted. You may see your grade on the registrar's website.
Have a nice summer!
The FINAL EXAM for the course will be tomorrow, Thursday May 10, starting at 8:30 am in BL 270. The exam is closed book, closed notes. The exam has four questions and you will have 3 hours to work on it.
Good luck!
Solutions to Problem Set 6 have been posted on the Homework page.
Notes through the final lecture 30 have been posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The optional final lecture will take place Friday at 10:30 am.
The due date for Problem Set 6 has been extended until Wednesday, May 2.
Notes through lecture 28 have been posted on the Lecture Notes page.
There will be an optional final lecture on Friday, May 4, at 11 am.
Please take a few moments to fill out the online course evaluation, which you can access from the webpage of the University Registrar. Your feedback is very important to the department and to myself. The evaluation will close on May 13.
Notes through lecture 27 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
There is a makeup lecture this Friday, April 27, at 11 am.
Notes through lecture 26 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Please take a few moments to fill out the online course evaluation, which you can access from the webpage of the University Registrar. Your feedback is very important to the department and to myself. The evaluation will close on May 13.
Notes through lecture 25 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Lecture Monday, April 23, is canceled. We will have a makeup lecture on Friday, April 27.
Notes through lecture 24 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 6, due Monday, April 30, is now posted on the Homework page. Solutions to Problem Set 5 are also posted.
Notes through lecture 23 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Lecture Monday, April 23, is canceled. We will have a makeup lecture on Friday, April 27.
Notes through lecture 22 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Notes through lecture 21 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Monday, April 9, will be an extended lecture.
Problem Set 5, due Wednesday April 11, is now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to Problem Set 4 are posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 19 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The Midterm Exam and its solutions, as well as a histogram of the scores, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 18 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 4, due Monday April 2, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 16 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
IMPORTANT: There has been a change in the location of the MIDTERM EXAM that will be held this Friday from 10:30 am to noon. Instead of the room that was previously announced, the exam will now be held in BL 375.
Notes through lecture 15 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The MIDTERM EXAM will be this Friday, 10:30 am  noon, in BL 480. Note this is NOT our regular room. The exam will cover all material up through the end of lecture 13, i.e. up to but not including the grand canonical ensemble.
Solutions to Problem Set 3 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 14 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Have a happy spring break!
Notes through lecture 13 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 3, due Wednesday, March 7, is now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to Problem Set 2 are posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 12 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Remember, lectures next week are canceled. We resume on Monday, March 5.
Notes through lecture 11 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Grades for Problem Set 1 are posted on the Blackboard system. If you believe there is an error in your posted grade, you must contact me within one week of the grade being posted.
Notes through lecture 9 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 2, due Wednesday, February 22, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 8 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
We will have an extra "make up" lecture this Friday, February 17, at 11 am.
The MIDTERM EXAM has been scheduled for Friday, March 23, at 10:30 am. This is the week after spring break. The room will be announced later.
Solutions to Problem Set 1 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 7 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Notes through lecture 6 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page. Also posted are supplemental notes concerning heat engines that we will not go over in lecture.
Notes through lecture 5 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Notes through lecture 4 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Problem Set 1, due Monday, February 6, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 3 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Remember we have a make up lecture this Friday, January 27, at 11 am in BL 270.
Notes through lecture 2 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Notes for lecture 1 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Welcome to Statistical Mechnics I!
For those who are anxious to read ahead, you can find lecture notes amd problem sets from last year's course at:
http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~stte/phy418S11
