Review of Thermodynamics
01.
Basic Laws. [Updated Jan 30, 2017]
02.
Thermodynamic Potentials. [Updated Jan 26, 2017]
03.
Second-Order Quantities and Useful Relationships. [Updated Feb 5, 2017]
04.
Important Examples of Thermodynamic Systems. [Updated Feb 12, 2017]
05.
Phase Equilibrium and Phase Transitions. [Updated Feb 10, 2017]
Basic Concepts of Statistical Mechanics
06.
Review of Probability and Statistics. [Updated Feb 6, 2017]
07.
Statistical Mechanics and the Distribution Function. [Updated Feb 10, 2017]
08.
Equilibrium Distribution Functions I: The Microcanonical Ensemble. [Updated Feb 19, 2017]
09.
Equilibrium Distribution Functions II: The Canonical Ensemble. [Updated Feb 19, 2017]
10.
Classical Monatomic Ideal Gas. [Updated May 25, 2017]
11. Magnetism.
1: Paramagnetism (and Other Simple Systems). [Updated Mar 5, 2017]
12.
Equilibrium Distribution Functions III: The Grand Canonical Ensemble. [Updated May 25, 2017]
13. Mixed
Quantum States and the Quantum Canonical Distribution. [Updated Apr 30, 2017]
14. Quantum
Statistics of Identical Particles. [Updated Apr 30, 2017]
Examples of Equilibrium Systems
15. Quantum Monatomic
Ideas Gas and the Classical Limit. [Updated May 24, 2017]
16. The
Free Quantum Molecular Gas. [Updated May 23, 2017]
17. Bosons 1: The
Free Boson Gas and Bose-Einstein Condensation. [Updated May 23, 2017]
18. Bosons 2: The
Photon Gas. [Updated May 16, 2016]
19. Bosons 3: The
Phonon Gas. [Updated Apr 30, 2016]
20. Fermions. 1: The
Free Fermion Gas and Electrons in Metals. [Updated Apr 30, 2016]
21. Fermions. 2: Astrophysical Applications. [not covered yet]
22. Non-Ideal
Gases. 1: General Theory. [Updated Apr 30, 2017]
23. Non-Ideal
Gases. 2: Two Important Examples. [Updated Apr 30, 2017]
24. Magnetism.
2: Diamagnetism. [not covered yet]
25. Magnetism.
3: Mean-Field Ferromagnetism. [Updated May 16, 2016]
Phase Transitions and Renormalization, Non-Equilibrium Systems
26. The
1D Ising Model (Exact and Renormalization Group Approach). [Updated May 25, 2017]
27. The
2D Ising Model (Renormalization Group Approach). [Updated Apr 27, 2014]
28. Monte
Carlo Simulations 1: Method and Simple Example. [Updated May 1, 2015]
29. Monte
Carlo Simulations 2: 2D Ising Model (+ Mathematica notebook). [Updated Apr 30, 2014]
30. Critical
Phenomena: Scaling and Universality. [not covered yet]
31. Non-Equilibrium
Theory 1: Transport Phenomena.
32. Non-Equilibrium
Theory 2: Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem.
Additional Files
Index [Updated May 25, 2017 – but still partly out of date!]
List of Symbols [Updated May 25, 2017] |