Prof. Dr. C. Wetterich / Dr. E. Thommes

Theoretical Statistical Physics (MKTP 1)
(WS 2010/2011)

Friday, April 1st, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. in gHS, Phil 12

Please register for the "Nachklausur" till Tuesday, March 29, 2011:
send an e-mail to Dr. E. Thommes (

Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday 11:15-13:00 Phil 12 gHS

Lecture overview (14.12.2010) (pdf)

Lecture notes: (pdf, version 04.02.2011)
Comments and remarks mail to
Transparencies from 16.12.2010: (pdf)

Literature (pdf)

Skript "Statistische Physik" von Prof. H. Horner (pdf)

Skript "Statistische Physik" von Prof. F. Wegner (pdf)


Groups: Do 16:15-18:00, Fr 9:15-11:00, 11:15-13:00 or 14:15-16:00
Tutorials start: Thursday, October 21 / Friday, October 22


Attention: According to the recommendation of the faculty there will be only ONE test,
that is there will be NO test in the middle of the term!

The single test will take place
Monday, February 7, 2011 from 10.00 a.m. till 1 p.m. in INF 227, HS 1 and HS 2.

Important: Bring a photo identification (e.g. student ID or identity card) to the test!

Precondition for the admission to the test:
60 % of the homework points !!

Conditions to pass the module:
=> at least 60 % of the home work points (precondition to get the admission to the test)
=> at least 30 % of the total points in the test

IMPORTANT: If you want to cancel your registration for the course you HAVE to do that in writing before February 3, 2011 . Hand in your letter to the secretariat of the Institute for Theoretical Physics (addressed to Dr. E. Thommes, Philsophenweg 16, 69120 Heidelberg). If you are registered in the database of the course and if you do not turn up for the test without cancelling your registration in writing, you officially failed the course!

Allowed utilities for the test:
One handwritten DIN A4 sheet (both sides) with your personal choice of formulae!
No pocket calculators or pocket computers etc!

Wednesday, February 16, 10:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. in the "Pruefungssekretariat", INF 227 (KIP)

Date for the "Nachklausur":
Friday, April 1st, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. in gHS, Phil 12

Exercise sheets:
Note: Two students could hand in ONE soultion.

  • 1. Exercise (pdf)
  • 1. Precense exercise (pdf)
  • 2. Exercise (pdf)
  • 2. Precense exercise (pdf)
  • 3. Exercise (pdf)
  • 4. Exercise (pdf)
  • 5. Exercise (pdf)
  • Results of exercise 4.2 (necessary for exercise 5.2 !) (pdf)
  • 6. Exercise (pdf)
  • 3. Precense exercise (pdf)
  • 7. Exercise (pdf)
  • 8. Exercise (pdf)
  • 9. Exercise (pdf)

    Attention: There was an error in exercise 10.3 e)!
    Here is the corrected version:

    10. Exercise (pdf, corrected version)

  • 11. Exercise (pdf)
  • 12. Exercise (pdf)