Difference between revisions of "Statistical mechanics"

From SklogWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added link to Mean field models)
(Added a quote by David L. Goodstein)
 
(7 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{columns-list|3|
+
<blockquote>''"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).</blockquote>
 +
{{columns-list|3|  
 
==B==
 
==B==
 
*[[BBGKY hierarchy]]
 
*[[BBGKY hierarchy]]
Line 32: Line 34:
 
*[[Fisher-Widom line]]
 
*[[Fisher-Widom line]]
 
*[[Four-body function]]
 
*[[Four-body function]]
 +
*[[Frenkel line]]
  
 
==G==
 
==G==
Line 60: Line 63:
  
 
==M==
 
==M==
 +
*[[MaxEnt thermodynamics]]
 
*[[Maxwell velocity distribution]]
 
*[[Maxwell velocity distribution]]
 
*[[Maxwell's demon]]
 
*[[Maxwell's demon]]
 
*[[Mean field models]]
 
*[[Mean field models]]
 +
*[[Melting curve]]
 
*[[Microcanonical ensemble]]
 
*[[Microcanonical ensemble]]
 
*[[Microstate]]
 
*[[Microstate]]
Line 81: Line 86:
 
==R==
 
==R==
 
*[[Radial distribution function]]
 
*[[Radial distribution function]]
 +
*[[Ross melting rule]]
 
==S==
 
==S==
 
*[[Semi-grand ensembles]]
 
*[[Semi-grand ensembles]]
Line 90: Line 96:
 
*[[Temperature]]
 
*[[Temperature]]
 
*[[Thermodynamic limit]]
 
*[[Thermodynamic limit]]
*[[Transfer matrices]]  
+
*[[Transfer matrices]]
 +
==W==
 +
*[[Widom line]]
 +
*[[Wigner's distribution function]]
 
==Y==
 
==Y==
 
*[[Yang-Yang anomaly]]
 
*[[Yang-Yang anomaly]]
Line 102: Line 111:
 
* Terrell L. Hill "Statistical Mechanics: Principles and Selected Applications" (1956) ISBN 0486653900
 
* Terrell L. Hill "Statistical Mechanics: Principles and Selected Applications" (1956) ISBN 0486653900
 
* Terrell L. Hill "An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics" (1986) ISBN 0486652424
 
* 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'''
 
'''Papers'''
 
*[http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/RevModPhys.27.289  D. Ter Haar "Foundations of Statistical Mechanics", Reviews of Modern Physics '''27''' pp. 289 - 338 (1955)]
 
*[http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/RevModPhys.27.289  D. Ter Haar "Foundations of Statistical Mechanics", Reviews of Modern Physics '''27''' pp. 289 - 338 (1955)]

Latest revision as of 10:46, 12 January 2020

"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).


B

C

D

E

F

G

I

J

K

L

M

P

Q

R

S

T

W

Y

Z

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