CONTENTS AND PREFACE 
Course Description 
Chapter 1: Physics in Flat Spacetime: Geometric Viewpoint 
Homework (due 3 Oct) 
I: STATISTICAL PHYSICS 
Chapter 2: Kinetic Theory 
Homework (due 11 Oct) 
Chapter 3: Statistical Mechanics 
Homework (due 18 Oct) 
Chapter 4: Statistical Thermodynamics  Homework (due 25 Oct) 
Chapter 5: Random Processes  Homework (due 6 Nov) 
II: OPTICS 
Chapter 6: Geometric Optics  Homework (due 13 Nov) 
Chapter 7: Diffraction  Homework (due 22 Nov) 
Chapter 8: Interference  Homework (due 22 Nov) 
Chapter 9: Nonlinear Optics  Homework (due 29 Nov) 
III: ELASTICITY 
Chapter 10: Elastostatics  Homework (due 10 January) 
Chapter 11: Elastodynamics  Homework (due 17 January)  Homework Solutions 
IV: FLUID DYNAMICS 
Chapter 12: Foundations of Fluid Dynamics  Homework (due 24 January) 
Chapter 13: Vorticity  Homework (due 31 January) 
Chapter 14: Turbulence  Homework (due 07 February) 
Chapter 15: Waves 
Homework (due 14 February)
 Homework Solutions 
Chapter 16: Supersonic Flow 
Homework (due 21 February) 
Homework Solutions 
Chapter 17: Convection 
Homework (due 28 February) 
Chapter 18: Magnetohydrodynamics 
Homework (due 7 March) 
V: PLASMA PHYSICS 
Chapter 19: The Particle Kinetics of Plasmas  Homework (due 11 April) 
Chapter 20: Waves in Cold Plasmas  Homework (due 18 April) 
Chapter 21: Kinetic Theory of Warm Plasmas  Homework (due 25 April) 
Homework Solutions 
Chapter 22: Instability and Nonlinear Effects  Homework (due 2 May) 
Homework Solutions 
VI: GENERAL RELATIVITY 
Chapter 23: From Special to General Relativity  Homework (due 9 May) 
GR Tensor Example
 GR Tensor Example Notebook

Chapter 24: The Field Equations of General Relativity  Homework (due 16 May) 
Chapter 25: Stars and Black Holes  Homework (due 25 May) 
Chapter 26: Gravitational Waves and Experimental Tests of General Relativity  Homework (due 30 May) 
Chapter 27: Cosmology 