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PHY831 - Midterm 2, Monday October 22nd 2012
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
2
eax
+bx
b2
dx = ( )1/2 e 4a
a
(1)
Relations between partial de
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Solutions to problems for Part 2
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Write down the equation for the thermal de Broglie wavelength. Explain its importance in the
study of classical and quantum gase
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Solutions to sample quiz problems and assigned problems
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Prove the expression for the Carnot eciency for a perfectly reversible Carnot cycle using an
ideal gas.
S
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Solutions to sample quiz problems and assigned problems
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Prove the expression for the Carnot eciency for a perfectly reversible Carnot cycle using an
ideal gas.
S
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PHY831 - Midterm I, Monday September 24th 2012
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
2
eax
+bx
b2
dx = ( )1/2 e 4a
a
(1)
Relations between partial
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Statistical Physics (PHY831): Part 4: Superconductors at nite
temperature. Introduction to dynamics of many component systems.
Phillip M. Duxbury, Fall 2012
Finite temperature
To extend the ground s
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Statistical Physics (PHY831): Part 1 - The foundations
Phillip M. Duxbury, Fall 2011
Course Outline
Part 1: (LL, PB) Foundations: (11 lectures)
History of thermodynamics, kinetic theory and equilibr
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Statistical Physics (PHY831): Part 1 - The foundations
Phillip M. Duxbury, Fall 2012
I.
ORIGINS OF THERMODYNAMICS, KINETIC THEORY AND STATISTICAL MECHANICS
A.
Engines
Thermodynamics originated with
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Solutions to problems for Part 2
Solutions to Quiz 3 are at the end of problems.
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Write down the equation for the thermal de Broglie wavelength. Explain its impor
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Solutions to problems for Part 3
Assigned problems and sample quiz problems
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Draw the phase diagram of the Ising Ferromagnet in an applied magnetic eld. Indicate
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PHY831 - Midterm III, Monday November 19th 2012
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
dx
= Sinh1 (x)
(1 + x2 )1/2
dx eax
2
+bx
b2
= ( )1/2 e 4a ;
a
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PHY831 - Midterm I, Monday September 24th 2012
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
2
eax
+bx
b2
dx = ( )1/2 e 4a
a
(1)
Relations between partial
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PHY831 - Midterm III, Monday November 14th 2011
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
dx
= Sinh1 (x)
(1 + x2 )1/2
dx eax
2
+bx
b2
= ( )1/2 e 4a ;
a
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PHY831 - Midterm I with Solutions, Monday September 26th 2011
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 50 minutes
Name:
Formulae that might be helpful
2
eax
+bx
b2
dx = ( )1/2 e 4a
a
(1)
Relations b
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PHY831 - Midterm IV, Wednesday December 7th 2011
Answer all questions. Time for midterm - 30 minutes
Name:
dx eax
2
+bx
b2
= ( )1/2 e 4a ;
a
0
dx
= Sinh1 (x);
(1 + x2 )1/2
x
y
x
y
y
z
z
z
z
x
x
Q
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Solutions to assigned problems and sample quiz problems for Part 4
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Write down the BCS gap equation at nite temperature and compare it to the zero temperature
exp
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Solutions to problems for Part 4
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Describe the physical meaning of the coherence length ( ) in superconductors. By considering
the linearized Ginzburg-Landau equa
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Solutions to problems for Part 3
Sample Quiz Problems
Quiz Problem 1. Draw the phase diagram of the Ising Ferromagnet in an applied magnetic eld. Indicate the
critical point. Plot the magnetization