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1.1 Introduction
1.2 Program of statistical mechanics
1.3 States of a system
1.4 Averages
1.5 Thermal equilibrium
1.6 Entropy and temperature
1.7 Laws of thermodynamics
1.8 Problems for chapter 1
The canonical ensemble:
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Energy and entropy and temperature
2.5 Changes in variables
2.6. PROPERTIES OF THE HELMHOLTZ FREE ENERGY. 33
2.6 Properties of the Helmholtz free energy
2.7 Energy ﬂuctuations
2.8 A simple example
2.9 Problems for chapter 2
3.1 Chemical potential
3.2 Examples of the use of the chemical poten-
3.3 Diﬀerential relations and grand potential
3.4 Grand partition function
3.5. OVERVIEW OF CALCULATION METHODS. 55
3.5 Overview of calculation methods
3.6 A simple example
3.7 Ideal gas in ﬁrst approximation
3.8 Problems for chapter 3
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Boltzmann gas again
4.3 Gas of poly-atomic molecules
4.4 Degenerate gas
4.5 Fermi gas
4.6 Boson gas
4.7 Problems for chapter 4
5.1 Fermions in a box
5.2 Bosons in a box
5.3 Bose-Einstein condensation
5.4 Problems for chapter 5
Density matrix formalism
6.1 Density operators
6.2 General ensembles
6.3 Maximum entropy principle
6.4 Equivalence of entropy deﬁnitions for canon-
6.5 Problems for chapter 6
7.1 Relation between quantum and classical me-
7.2 Classical formulation of statistical mechani-
7.3 Ergodic theorem
7.4 What is chaos?
7.5. IDEAL GAS IN CLASSICAL STATISTICAL MECHANICS. 149
7.5 Ideal gas in classical statistical mechanics
7.9 Problems for chapter 7
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Basic Mean Field theory
8.3 Mean Field results
8.4 Density-matrix approach (Bragg-Williams ap-
8.5 Critical temperature in diﬀerent dimensions
8.6 Bethe approximation
8.7 Problems for chapter 8
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Integration over the coupling constant
9.3 Critical exponents
9.4 Relation between susceptibility and ﬂuctu-
9.5. EXACT SOLUTION FOR THE ISING CHAIN. 205
9.5 Exact solution for the Ising chain
9.6 Spin-correlation function for the Ising chain
A.1 Solutions for chapter 1
A.2 Solutions for chapter 2
A.3 Solutions for chapter 3
A.4 Solutions for chapter 4
A.5 Solutions for chapter 5
A.6 Solutions for chapter 6
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