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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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We first discuss a phenomenological mean-field theory of phase transitions due to Landau and introduce the ideas of universality and scaling near critical points. The breakdown of…
  
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We apply the general formalism of statistical mechanics developed in Chapter 4 to the Ising model, a model magnetic system for which the interactions between the magnetic moments are…
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J. Lekner, Am. J. Phys., 50 (2), 161-163 (1981).
The van der Waals equation of state together with Maxwell’s equal area rule, leads to a transcendental equation for the densities of the two coexisting phases. Gibbs solved that this…