by Franz J. Vesely
Publisher: University of Vienna 2005
Number of pages: 71
This web tutorial was devised as a tool for teaching Statistical Physics to second year students. Topics covered: Why is water wet? Elements of Kinetic Theory; Phase space; Statistical Thermodynamics; Statistical Quantum Mechanics.
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