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"Ludwig Boltzmann, who spent much of his life studying statistical mechanics, died in 1906, by his own hand. Paul Ehrenfest, carrying on the work, died similarly in 1933. Now it is our turn to study statistical mechanics."
David L. Goodstein "States of Matter" Prentice-Hall (1975) ISBN 978-0138435578 (Chapter 1 page 1).


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General reading[edit]

Books

  • Donald A. McQuarrie "Statistical Mechanics", University Science Books (1984) (Re-published 2000) ISBN 978-1-891389-15-3
  • L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz "Statistical Physics", Course of Theoretical Physics volume 5 Part 1 3rd Edition (1984) ISBN 0750633727
  • Terrell L. Hill "Statistical Mechanics: Principles and Selected Applications" (1956) ISBN 0486653900
  • Terrell L. Hill "An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics" (1986) ISBN 0486652424
  • Arieh Ben-Naim " Statistical Thermodynamics With Applications to the Life Sciences", World Scientific Publishing (2014) ISBN 978-981-4579-15-5

Papers