This note covers the following topics:
principles of statistical mechanics, applications to simple systems that can be
solved exactly, and the connections with thermodynamics, Classical Nonideal Gas,
Dense Gases and the Liquid State, First Order Phase Transitions, : Second Order
Phase Transitions, Landau Theory, Fluctuations, Kinetic Theory, Boltzmann
Equation, Scattering off Impurities, Brownian Motion, Langevin Equation,
Fokker-Planck Equation, Superfluidity, Vortex Lines, Kosterlitz-Thouless
Transition, Collective Modes in Fermi Liquid, Superconductivity, Monte Carlo
Method, Quantum Monte Carlo.

**Author(s):** Michael Cross

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