On the engineering aspects of Statistical Physics and theory of phase transitions: Lecture 1

  • Krzysztof Pomorski AGH University of Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications, Faculty of Telecommunications and University of Warsaw. Faculty of Physics, Institute of Theoretical Physics
  • Przemysław Prokopow RIKEN, 2-1, Hirosawa, Wako, Japan
Keywords: thermodynamical potentials, grand canonical, canonical and microcanonical ensembles, statistical physics


The short introduction to thermodynamics is given in minimalist approach. Basic knowledge of classical physics is preassumed for the reader of this manuscript. First lecture covers statistical physics with reference to technical sciences.


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