Statistical Physics

Michael Cross, Caltech: Physics 127b

The second term discusses using statistical mechanics to understand real systems, rather than ideal systems that can be solved exactly. In addition dynamics and fluctuations will be considered. These notes are not intended to be a complete account of the class discussion, but attempt to summarize the main points.

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Last modified: 6 October, 2006
Michael Cross