Statistical Mechanics Notes
by Jed Rembold
Publisher: New Mexico Tech 2011
Number of pages: 103
From the table of contents: Fundamental Principles of Statistical Physics; Selected Applications (Classical Systems, Ideal Fermi Gas, Ideal Bose Gas, Black Body Radiation, Relativistic Degenerate Electron Gas); Introduction to Kinetic Theory.
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