Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: An intermediate level course

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Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: An intermediate level course

Publisher: Lulu.com
Number of pages: 201

A complete set of lecture notes for an upper-division thermodynamics and statistical mechanics course. Topics covered include elementary probability theory, classical thermodynamics, the thermodynamics of the atmosphere, heat engines, specific heat capacities of gases and solids, the Maxwell velocity distribution, paramagnetism, black-body radiation and the Stephan-Bolzmann law, conduction electrons in metals, and degeneracy pressure in white-dwarfs and neutron stars.

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