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written by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik
We develop the basic methodology of statistical mechanics and provide a microscopic foundation for the concepts of temperature and entropy. We use computer simulations will be to explore these concepts. These simulations can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP, or Statistical and Thermal Physics.
Book Title: Thermal and Statistical Physics
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Thermo & Stat Mech
- Ensembles
- General
- Models
- Second and Third Law
= Entropy
= Temperature
- Upper Undergraduate
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= Textbook
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© 2008 Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik
All chapters are copyrighted by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik. They are not to be copied or distributed without contacting one of the authors.
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05.20.-y
05.10.-a
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Metadata instance created May 27, 2008 by Anne Cox
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June 6, 2014 by Harvey Gould
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik, in Thermal and Statistical Physics (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7273&DocID=447).
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik, STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics in Thermal and Statistical Physics (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7273&DocID=447>.
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Gould, H., & Tobochnik, J. (2008). STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics. In Thermal and Statistical Physics. Retrieved August 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7273&DocID=447
Chicago Format
Gould, Harvey, and Jan Tobochnik. "STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics." In Thermal and Statistical Physics. 2008. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7273&DocID=447 (accessed 23 August 2014).
MLA Format
Gould, Harvey, and Jan Tobochnik. "STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics." Thermal and Statistical Physics. 2008. 3 Apr. 2008. 23 Aug. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7273&DocID=447>.
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STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics:

Is Part Of STP Textbook: Table of Contents

The STP Textbook is an introduction to statistical and thermal physics for upper-level undergraduate students.

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Is Referenced By STP Boltzmann Program

STP Boltzmann Program illustrates concepts from Chapter 4 of Statistical and Thermal Physics by Gould and Tobochnik.

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Is Referenced By STP Einstein Solid Heat Bath Program

STP Einstein Solid Heat Bath Program illustrates concepts from Chapter 4 of Statistical and Thermal Physics by Gould and Tobochnik.

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Is Referenced By STP Einstein Solids Program

STP Einstein Solids Program illustrates concepts from Chapter 4 of Statistical and Thermal Physics by Gould and Tobochnik.

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Is Referenced By STP Temperature Measurement Einstein Solid Program

STP Temperature Measurement Einstein Solid Program illustrates concepts from Chapter 4 of Statistical and Thermal Physics by Gould and Tobochnik.

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