**Statistical Physics**

by David Tong

**Publisher**: University of Cambridge 2012**Number of pages**: 179

**Description**:

This is an introductory course on Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics given to final year undergraduates. Topics: Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics; Classical Gases; Quantum Gases; Classical Thermodynamics; Phase Transitions.

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