The course will deal with the following topics:
Equilibrium statistical physics: Phase transitions and critical phenomena; mean-field theories;
Ising type models; renormalization group approach; Kosterlitz-Thouless type transitions; correlation functions.
Dynamics and nonequilibrium statistical physics: linear response; Langevin approach; fluctuation-dissipation relation; Fokker-Planck equation; models of driven systems.
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Lecture notes part 1