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Statistical Physics For Electrical Engineering Pdf

Kinetic Theory And The Maxwell Distribution – The Statistical Nature Of The Ideal Gas – Collisions – Dynamical Aspects – Suggestions For Supplementary Reading – References – Elementary Statistical Physics – Basic Postulates – Statistical Ensembles – The Microcanonical Ensemble – The Canonical Ensemble – The Grand–Canonical Ensemble – And The Gibbs Ensemble – Suggestions For Supplementary Reading – References – Quantum Statistics – The Fermi–Dirac Distribution – Combinatorial Derivation Of The Fd Statistics – Fd Statistics From The Grand–Canonical Ensemble – The Fermi Energy – Useful Approximations Of Fermi Integrals – Applications Of The Fd Distribution – Electrons In A Solid – Thermionic Emission – Photoelectric Emission – Suggestions For Supplementary Reading – References – Quantum Statistics – The Bose–Einstein Distribution – Combinatorial Derivation Of The Be Statistics – Derivation Using The Grand–Canonical Ensemble – Bose–Einstein Condensation – Black–Body Radiation – Suggestions For Supplementary Reading – Interacting Particle Systems And Phase Transitions – Introduction – Sources Of Interaction – Models Of Interacting Particles – A Qualitative Discussion On Phase Transitions – The One–Dimensional Ising Model – The Curie–Weiss Model – Spin Glasses – Suggestions For Supplementary Reading – References .