by Manfred Sigrist
Publisher: ETH Zurich 2014
Number of pages: 130
From the table of contents: Laws of Thermodynamics; Kinetic approach and Boltzmann transport theory; Classical statistical mechanics; Quantum Statistical Physics; Phase transitions; Linear Response Theory; Renormalization group; etc.
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