Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

CHBE 540 001 (CRN: 24408)

STAT PHYS NANOSCI NANOENG

Long Title: STATISTICAL PHYSICS FOR NANOSCIENCE AND NANOENGINEERING
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Instructor: Robert, Marc A.
Meeting: 8:00AM - 9:20AM TR SEW 303 (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 0
Enrollment data as of: 21-SEP-2021 6:57AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Students are introduced to statistical physics and its applications in numerous current fields of nanoscience and nanoengineering, in particular nanotubes, polymers, colloids, magnets, ferroelectrics, liquid crystals, and biological systems. Theories are presented, and the RG theory of phase transitions is discussed. Only basic undergraduate physics and mathematics are required.