**Relativistic Kinetic Theory: An Introduction**

by Olivier Sarbach, Thomas Zannias

**Publisher**: arXiv 2013**Number of pages**: 30

**Description**:

We present a brief introduction to the relativistic kinetic theory of gases with emphasis on the underlying geometric and Hamiltonian structure of the theory. Our formalism starts with a discussion on the tangent bundle of a Lorentzian manifold of arbitrary dimension...

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(220KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Non-Equilibrium Processes**

by

**Sidney Redner**-

**Boston University**

The author illustrates non-equilibrium statistical physics by presenting a number of current and paradigmatic examples of systems that are out of equilibrium, and elucidates the range of techniques available to solve these systems.

(

**4888**views)

**Time-related Issues in Statistical Mechanics**

by

**L. S. Schulman**-

**Clarkson University**

Topics covered: The description of apparent of irreversibility; Physical origins of the arrow(s) of time; Two-time boundary value problems; The micro / macro distinction and coarse graining; Quantum mechanics with special states.

(

**7480**views)

**Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics**

by

**R. J. Baxter**-

**Academic Press**

This text explores the solution of two-dimensional lattice models. Topics include basic statistical mechanics, Ising models, mean field model, spherical model, ice-type models, corner transfer matrices, hard hexagonal models, and elliptic functions.

(

**7552**views)

**Statistical Mechanics: Entropy, Order Parameters and Complexity**

by

**James P. Sethna**-

**Oxford University Press**

This text is addresses the interests not only of physicists, but of students and researchers in mathematics, biology, engineering, computer science, and the social sciences. The text treats the intersection of the interests of all of these groups.

(

**8908**views)