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Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
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Publisher: University of California, San Diego
Number of pages: 530

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These lecture notes are intended to supplement a course in statistical physics at the upper division undergraduate or beginning graduate level. Contents: Probability 2. Thermodynamics 3. Ergodicity and the Approach to Equilibrium 4. Statistical Ensembles 5. Noninteracting Quantum Systems 6. Classical Interacting Systems 7. Mean Field Theory of Phase Transitions 8. Nonequilibrium Phenomena.

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