This course provides students with an introduction to the statistical description of macroscopic systems and focuses on both statistical and classical thermodynamics. Topics include the microcanonical and canonical ensembles, the perfect quantal and classical gas, black body radiation, the Einstein and Debye description of solids, and the laws of thermodynamics and some of their consequences and applications. Three hours lecture per week. 05-09-2018-30-11-2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30AM - 11:20AM, School Sustainable Design Eng, Room 301