Saturday, 16 September 2017

Elementary Statistical Physics by Kittel

Elementary Statistical Physics by Kittel free download


part 1. Fundamental Principles of Statistical Mechanics

Review of Classical Mechanics
Systems and Ensembles
Liouville Theorem
The Microcanonical Ensemble
Entropy in Statistical Mechanics
Elementary Example of Probability Distribution and Entropy
Conditions for Equilibrium
Connection Between Statistical
and Thermodynamic Quantities
the--Microcanonical Ensemble
Quantum Mechanical Considerations
The Canonical Ensemble
Thermodynamic Functions
I for the Canonical Ensemble
Maxwell Velocity Distribution and the Equipartition of Energy
Grand Canonical Ensemble
Chemical Potential in External Fields
Chemical Reactions
Thermodynamic Properties of Diatomic Molecules
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics of Magnetization
Fermi-Dirac Distribution
Heat Capacity of a Free Electron Gas at Low Temperatures
Bose-Einstein Distribution and the Einstein Condensation
Black Body Radiation and  the Planck Radiation Law Statistical Mechanics Negative Tempetures

part 2. Fluctuations, Noisa, and Irreversible Thermodynamics

Quasi-thermodynamic Theory of Fluctuations
Review of the Fourier Integral Transform and Topics in the Theory of Random Processes
Wiener-Khintchine theorem
he Nyquist Theorem
Applications of the Nyquist Theorem
Brownian Movement
Fokker-Planck Equation
Thermodynamics of Irreversible Process and the Onsager Reciprocal Relations
Application of the Onsager Relations to Charge  and Energy Transport in a Homogeneous Conductor
Principle of Minimum Entropy Production

part 3. Kinetic Methods and Transport Theory

Detailed Balance and the H-theorem
Applications of the Principle of Detailed Balance
Statistical Mechanics and the Compound Nucleus
Use of a Kinetic Equation in Relaxation Problems
Boltzmann Transport Equation
Electrical and Thermal Conductivity in an Electron Gas
Calculation of Viscosity from the Boltzmann Equation
Kramers-Kronig Relations
Laws of Rarefied Gases
Appendix A. Method of Steepest Descent
Dirichlet Discontinuous Factor
Solutions of Problems in Molecular Dynamics Using Electronic Computers
Virial Theorem

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