529-0483-AAL  Statistical Physics and Computer Simulation

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersM. Reiher
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.



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AbstractPrinciples and applications of statistical mechanics and equilibrium molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation, Stochastic dynamics.
Exercises using a MD simulation program to generate ensembles and subsequently calculate ensemble averages.
ObjectiveIntroduction to statistical mechanics with the aid of computer simulation, development of skills to carry out statistical mechanical calculations using computers and interpret the results.
ContentPrinciples and applications of statistical mechanics and equilibrium molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation, Stochastic dynamics.
Exercises using a MD simulation program to generate ensembles and subsequently calculate ensemble averages.
Lecture notesavailable
Literaturesee "Course Schedule"
Prerequisites / Noticeadditional information will be provided in the first lecture.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersM. Reiher
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationExamination by arrangment with Prof. Reiher, oral 20 Min.

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
529-0483-AA RStatistical Physics and Computer Simulation
Self-study course. No presence required.
120s hrsM. Reiher

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ProgrammeSectionType
Computational Science and Engineering MasterCourse Units for Additional Admission RequirementsE-Information