**Statistical Physics**

by Michael Cross

**Publisher**: Caltech 2006**Number of pages**: 263

**Description**:

The author discusses using statistical mechanics to understand real systems, rather than ideal systems that can be solved exactly. In addition dynamics and fluctuations are considered. These notes are an attempt to summarize the main points.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple PDF files)

## Similar books

**Statistical Physics of Fracture, Friction and Earthquake**

by

**Hikaru Kawamura, et al.**-

**arXiv**

We review our research regarding the dynamics and the statistical properties of earthquakes, mainly from a statistical physical viewpoint. Emphasis is put both on the physics of friction and fracture, and on the statistical physical modelling.

(

**5634**views)

**Bosonization of Interacting Fermions in Arbitrary Dimensions**

by

**Peter Kopietz**-

**arXiv**

In this book we describe a new non-perturbative approach to the fermionic many-body problem, which can be considered as a generalization to arbitrary dimensions of the well-known bosonization technique for one-dimensional fermions.

(

**4667**views)

**Information Theory and Statistical Physics**

by

**Neri Merhav**-

**arXiv**

Lecture notes for a graduate course focusing on the relations between Information Theory and Statistical Physics. The course is aimed at EE graduate students in the area of Communications and Information Theory, or graduate students in Physics.

(

**7589**views)

**Novel Dynamical Phenomena In Magnetic Systems**

by

**Soham Biswas**-

**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 ...

(

**1483**views)