Statistical Physics II
by Eric Poisson
Publisher: University of Guelph 2009
Number of pages: 113
From the table of contents: Review of thermodynamics; Statistical mechanics of isolated systems; Statistical mechanics of interacting systems; Information theory; Paramagnetism; Quantum statistics of ideal gases; Black-body radiation.
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