8.08 | Spring 2005 | Undergraduate

Statistical Physics II

Lecture Notes

I. Canonical Ensemble (PDF - 1.0 MB)

II. Interacting Classical Gas and van der Waals Equation of State (PDF)

III. Ising Model (PDF)

IV. Grand Canonical Ensemble (PDF)

V. Random Variable (PDF)

VI. Thermal Fluctuations (PDF)

VII. The Bose Gas (PDF 1 - 2.6 MB) (PDF 2)

VIII. The Fermi Gas (PDF)

IX. Transport (PDF)

Supplementary Lecture Notes

Quantum Theory for Interacting Bosons  (PDF)

Statistical Ensembles (PDF)

Course Info

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Spring 2005
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