## Statistical physics, Volume 1Lev Davidovich Landau, Evgeniĭ Mikhaĭlovich Lifshit︠s︡, Evgeniĭ Mikhaĭlovich Lifshit͡s, Lev Petrovich Pitaevskiĭ A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory. |

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### Contents

THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF STATISTICAL PHYSICS fi I Statistical distributions | 1 |

Interaction of quasiparticles | 2 |

Magnetic susceptibility of a Fermi liquid | 3 |

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adiabatic process angular momentum atoms axis Boltzmann Bose Bravais lattice calculate chemical constant chemical potential classical statistics closed system coefficient components condition coordinates corresponding crystal defined degrees of freedom denote density density matrix derivative determined differential distribution function energy levels entropy equal equation equilibrium expansion Fermi Fermi gas fluctuations formula free energy frequency gases Gibbs distribution given gives Hamiltonian Hence ideal gas independent integral interaction kinetic energy liquid macroscopic body magnetic mean value molecule momenta motion normalisation number of particles obtain oscillator parameter partition function phase space phase transition photons pressure probability distribution PROBLEM properties Quantum Mechanics radiation regarded relation respect result rotation solid SOLUTION specific heat spin statistical physics statistical weight Substituting subsystem suffix summation symmetry temperature theorem thermal thermodynamic potential thermodynamic quantities tion total number transition point vapour variables vector velocity vibrations volume wave functions zero