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Resultat av: Statistical mechanics for non-equilibrium systems, 5A1391, vt2007

Status: Avslutad
Publicerad under: 2007-06-21 - 2008-01-25
Antal svar: 3
Procent av kursdeltagarna som svarat: 37%
Kontaktperson: Jack Lidmar

What is your overall impression of the course?

3 svarande

Very positive1 33%
Positive2 66%
Neutral0 0%
Negative0 0%
Very negative0 0%

- Nice material, very good exercises. (Very positive)


How difficult did you find the course?

3 svarande

Very difficult0 0%
Difficult2 66%
Average1 33%
Easy0 0%
Very easy0 0%


How would you rate the style of the lectures?

3 svarande

Far too sketchy0 0%
Sketchy0 0%
Neutral1 33%
Detailed2 66%
Far too detailed0 0%

- I would prefer more examples at the cost of detailed proofs. (Detailed)


Was the teacher good at explaining things?

2 svarande

Very good0 0%
Good1 50%
Average1 50%
Bad0 0%
Very bad0 0%


What is your opinion about the course material?

3 svarande

Very good0 0%
Good2 66%
Average1 33%
Poor0 0%
Very poor0 0%


Would you rather have a book than lecturenotes?

3 svarande

Yes0 0%
No3 100%

- I think the lecture notes and reference litterature complement each other well. (No)
- The lecture notes are good to learn all the theory but a book could be helpful if it provides more background and examples. (No)


Did you look up things in the reference litterature?

3 svarande

Never0 0%
Sometimes2 66%
Often1 33%

- The reference literature is not available in the library, and it would be too expensive to buy all those books and then only read one chapter from each. (Sometimes)


How would you rate the difficulty of the problem sets?

3 svarande

Very difficult0 0%
Difficult2 66%
Average1 33%
Easy0 0%
Very easy0 0%

- I would not consider that a criticism, though. In fact, I think the level of the exercises was very good. Not too difficult, but still challenging enough not to be boring. (Difficult)


How much time did you spend for solving the problems compared to other courses?

3 svarande

Much more1 33%
Somewhat more1 33%
Average0 0%
Somewhat less1 33%
Much less0 0%

- I would not consider that a criticism, though. (Somewhat more)


To follow the course, my prerequisites have been ..

3 svarande

More than enough0 0%
Enough3 100%
Not enough0 0%


Did the course meet your expectations?

3 svarande

Yes, to a large extent1 33%
Yes, to some extent1 33%
I do not know1 33%
No0 0%

- Its was hard to know in advance what type of problems we would learn to solve. (I do not know)


Comments and suggestions on how to improve the course

- I think the lecture notes were detailed enough for the major part of the course, but starting from linear response, things started getting a bit too sketchy at some points. Not a major problem, though.
- More examples. Provide a survey of what type of problems in which fields that can be solved using these techniques.


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