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Physics 418: Statistical Mechanics I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Spring 2005
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Lecture 1
entropy and the postulates of thermodynamics

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concavity of entropy, Euler relation, GibbsDuhem relation

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Lecture 3
Legengre transforms, free energies

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reservoirs, minimum principle for free energies, Maxwell relations, response functions

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