Introduction to statistical physics : and to computer simulations/ by João Paulo Casquilho, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, Paulo Ivo Cortez Teixeira, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal [E-Book]
Casquilho, João Paulo, (author)
Teixeira, Paulo Ivo Cortez, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015
1 online resource (xv, 331 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Random walks
  • Review of thermodynamics
  • The postulates of statistical physics. Thermodynamic equilibrium
  • Statistical thermodynamics
  • developments and applications
  • The classical ideal gas
  • The quantum ideal gas
  • Magnetism
  • The Ising model
  • Liquid crystals
  • Phase transitions and critical phenomena
  • Irreversible processes.