Playing with Marbles: Structural and Thermodynamic Properties of Hard-Sphere Systems
by Andrés Santos
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 92
These lecture notes present an overview of equilibrium statistical mechanics of classical fluids, with special applications to the structural and thermodynamic properties of systems made of particles interacting via the hard-sphere potential or closely related model potentials.
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