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Statistical Physics: a Short Course for Electrical Engineering Students

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Statistical Physics: a Short Course for Electrical Engineering Students
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 146

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This is a set of lecture notes of a course on statistical physics and thermodynamics, which is oriented, to a certain extent, towards electrical engineering students. The main body of the lectures is devoted to statistical physics, whereas much less emphasis is given to the thermodynamics part.

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