Introduction to Statistical Physics

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-2884-9 (Print) 978-1-4757-3508-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-17

    Introduction to Statistical Methods

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    Pages 19-37

    Statistical Description of a Physical System

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    Pages 39-60

    Overview of Classical Thermodynamics

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    Pages 61-83

    Microcanonical Ensemble

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    Pages 85-101

    Canonical Ensemble

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    Pages 103-119

    The Classical Gas in the Canonical Formalism

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    Pages 121-139

    The Grand Canonical and Pressure Ensembles

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    Pages 141-159

    The Ideal Quantum Gas

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    Pages 161-185

    The Ideal Fermi Gas

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    Pages 187-210

    Free Bosons: Bose—Einstein Condensation; Photon Gas

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    Pages 211-233

    Phonons and Magnons

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    Pages 235-256

    Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena: Classical Theories

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    Pages 257-276

    The Ising Model

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    Pages 277-304

    Scaling Theories and the Renormalization Group

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    Pages 305-329

    Nonequilibrium Phenomena: I. Kinetic Methods

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    Pages 331-356

    Nonequilibrium phenomena: II. Stochastic Methods

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 357-377