Statistical thermodynamics and the related domains of statistical physics and quantum mechanics are very important in many fields of research, including plasmas, rarefied gas dynamics, nuclear systems, lasers, semiconductors, superconductivity, ortho- and para-hydrogen, liquid helium, and so on. Statistical Thermodynamics: Understanding the Propert
Basic Principles of Statistical Physics. Thermodynamic Functions. Canonical Distribution. Ideal Gases. Quantum Statistics of Ideal Gases. The Electron Gas in a Magnetic Field. Magnetic and Dielectric Materials. Lattice Dynamics. Condensed Bodies. Applications of Statistical Thermodynamics. Macroscopic Quantum Effects: Superfluid Liquid Helium. Nonideal Classical Gases. Functional Integration in Statistical Physics. References. Index.