Robert Q. Topper

Professor of Chemistry

Ch 460: Statistical Mechanics and Computational Chemistry

Textbook for Spring 2018: Statistical Mechanics by D.A. McQuarrie (University Science Press, 2000). See here: 

(Alt text: Statistical Thermodynamics by the same author - OOP)

This course is taught at the graduate level and covers foundation and advanced material in statistical mechanics, including simulation methods (Monte Carlo is emphasized) as well as a detailed study of intermolecular forces. Students electing this course have generally been majoring in chemical or electrical engineering.