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STP Textbook: Table of Contents
written by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik
The STP Textbook is intended for Statistical Mechanics, Thermal Physics or Thermal and Statistical Physics classes for upper-level undergraduate and/or graduate students. The text makes extensive use of simulations found in osp_stp.jar or by searching STP, OSP or Open Source Physics on ComPADRE.
This item has 5 supplemental documents: Preface, Errata, Problem Listing, Index, and Appendix. Click the Supplemental Documents link to access these pdf files.
Book Title: Thermal and Statistical Physics
6 supplemental documents are available
STP Textbook: Preface
Preface to the STP book: an overview and guidance on using the textbook.
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Published: June 2, 2009
Many-Body Perturbation Theory
This chapter introduces the language of second quantization in the context of quantum many body systems
and treat the weakly interacting Bose gas at low temperatures. This chapter is not included in the published text.
download 159kb .pdf
Last Modified: September 15, 2016
STP Problem Listing
A pdf document with the list of problems and associated page numbers in the STP Textbook.
download 150kb .pdf
Published: September 5, 2008
STP Textbook: Index
This pdf document is the Index for the STP Textbook.
download 56kb .pdf
Published: September 5, 2008
STP Textbook: Appendix
Appendix A of the STP Textbook: Physical Constants and Mathematical Relationships.
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Published: October 14, 2008
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STP Textbook: Table of Contents:
Contains STP Textbook Chapter 2: Thermodynamic Concepts and Processes
This chapter of the STP textbook introduces concepts of thermodynamics.relation by Anne Cox
Contains STP Textbook Chapter 3: Concepts of Probability
This chapter of the STP Textbook introduces concepts of probability and their application to simple physical systems.relation by Anne Cox
Contains STP Textbook Chapter 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics
This chapter of the STP Textbook develops the basic methodology of statistical mechanics.relation by Anne Cox
Contains STP Textbook Chapter 5: Magnetic Systems
This chapter of the STP textbook applies the basic formalism of statistical mechanics (from Chapter 4) to a model magnetic system (Ising model).relation by Anne Cox
Contains STP Textbook Chapter 6: Many Particle Systems
This chapter of the STP textbook applies the general formalism of statistical mechanics to classical and quantum systems of non-interacting particles.relation by Anne Cox
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