Logo

Statistical Mechanics of Particles

Small book cover: Statistical Mechanics of Particles

Statistical Mechanics of Particles
by

Publisher: MIT
Number of pages: 161

Description:
Basic principles are examined: the laws of thermodynamics and the concepts of temperature, work, heat, and entropy. Postulates of classical statistical mechanics, microcanonical, canonical, and grand canonical distributions; applications to lattice vibrations, ideal gas, photon gas. Quantum statistical mechanics; Fermi and Bose systems. Interacting systems: cluster expansions, van der Waal's gas, and mean-field theory.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics with Quantum FieldIntroduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics with Quantum Field
by - arXiv
The author presents a concise and self-contained introduction to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics with quantum field theory. Readers are assumed to be familiar with the Matsubara formalism of equilibrium statistical mechanics.
(7623 views)
Book cover: Novel Dynamical Phenomena In Magnetic SystemsNovel Dynamical Phenomena In Magnetic Systems
by - arXiv
Dynamics of Ising models is a much studied phenomenon and has emerged as a rich field of present-day research. An important dynamical feature commonly studied is the quenching phenomenon below the critical temperature ...
(3604 views)
Book cover: Advanced Topics of Theoretical Physics II: The statistical properties of matterAdvanced Topics of Theoretical Physics II: The statistical properties of matter
by - TU Clausthal
The table of contents: Transition-state theory; Diffusion; Monte Carlo Method; Quantum Monte Carlo; Decoherence; Notes on the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Irreversible Thermodynamics; Transport; Interacting Systems and Phase Transitions; etc.
(4097 views)
Book cover: Kinetic TheoryKinetic Theory
by - University of Cambridge
This is a graduate course on topics in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, covering kinetic theory, stochastic processes and linear response. It is aimed at masters students and PhD students. The full set of lecture notes are around 100 pages.
(7134 views)