## Statistical physics, Volume 1A 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 | 1 |

Interaction ot quasiparticles | 2 |

Magnetic susceptibility of a Fermi liquid | 3 |

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atoms axis Bravais lattice calculate chemical potential closed system coefficients components concentration condition constant coordinates correlation function corresponding critical point crystal decreases defined denote density density matrix depends derivative determined differential distribution function electron entropy equal equation equilibrium curve expansion expression external formula free energy gases Gibbs distribution given gives Hamiltonian Hence ideal gas increase independent integral interaction irreducible representations Let us consider liquid macroscopic body mean value molecules momenta momentum motion number of particles obtain order parameter phase space phase transition phonon plane pressure probability distribution Problem properties Quantum Mechanics reciprocal lattice regarded relation respect result rotation second kind solid solution solvent space groups specific heat statistical physics substance Substituting subsystem suffix surface symmetry temperature theory thermal thermodynamic potential thermodynamic quantities tion total number transformation transition point vapour variables vector velocity vibrations volume wave functions