## Statistical Physics, Part 1 |

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### Contents

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

2 Statistical independence | 8 |

3 Liouvilles theorem | 10 |

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adiabatic process angular momentum atoms axis Bose Bravais lattice calculate chemical potential closed system co-ordinates coefficient components condition constant corresponding crystal curve defined degrees of freedom denote density derivative determined differentials distribution function electron energy levels entropy equal equation equilibrium expansion expression external Fermi gas finite fluctuations formula free energy frequency gases Gibbs distribution given gives Hence ideal gas integral interaction kinetic energy liquid mass matrix mean value medium molecule momenta motion normalisation NT log number of particles obtain oscillator partition function phase space phase transition phonons pressure probability distribution problem properties Quantum Mechanics quasi-particles regarded relation respect result rotation ſº solid solution specific heat spectrum spin substance Substituting subsystem suffix superfluid surface symmetry thermal thermodynamic potential thermodynamic quantities tion total number transition point vapour variables vector velocity vibrations volume wave functions