by Michael Cross
Publisher: Caltech 2006
Number of pages: 263
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.
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by Daniel Arovas - University of California, San Diego
Contents: Probability 2. Thermodynamics 3. Ergodicity and the Approach to Equilibrium 4. Statistical Ensembles 5. Noninteracting Quantum Systems 6. Classical Interacting Systems 7. Mean Field Theory of Phase Transitions 8. Nonequilibrium Phenomena.
by Christian Gogolin - arXiv
A new approach towards the foundations of Statistical Mechanics is explored. The approach is genuine quantum in the sense that statistical behavior is a consequence of objective quantum uncertainties due to entanglement and uncertainty relations.
by David Tong - University of Cambridge
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.
by Eric Bertin - ENS Lyon
This introductory text was aimed at giving a basic knowledge of the concepts and methods of statistical physics to the readers, so that they could later on follow more advanced lectures on diverse topics in the field of complex systems.