Statistical Thermodynamics and Properties of Matter
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Statistical Thermodynamics and Properties of Matter is written with the advanced undergraduate and graduate student in mind. Its aim is to familiarize the student with the approach that a physicist would take, for example, when tackling problems related to quantum mechanics or thermodynamics.
Table of Contents
1. Entropy and the Boltzmann Relation 2. The Various Statistics 3, Maxwell-Boltzmann Statistics, Ideal Gases 4. Kinetic Theory of Gases 5. Bose-Einstein Statistics 6. Crytals: Structure, Phonons, Thermal Properties 7. Helium 4He 8. Fermi-Dirac Statistics 9. Electronic Properties of Solids 10. Gibbs Theory of Ensembles 11. Magnetic Materials 12. Real Gases and Liquids 13. Superconductivity