## A compilation of notes, so far, for ‘PHY452H1S Basic Statistical Mechanics’, Taught by Prof. Arun Paramekanti

Posted by peeterjoot on January 29, 2013

I’ve collected my notes, so far, for the UofT ‘PHY452H1S Basic Statistical Mechanics’ course, Taught by Prof. Arun Paramekanti, that I’m currently taking.

This includes all of the following (no further updates will be made to any of these) :

January 29, 2013 Poisson distribution from binomial using Stirling’s approximation

January 29, 2013 Volumes in phase space

January 27, 2013 hypersphere volume calculation the easy way

January 23, 2013 Motion in phase space. Liouville and Poincar’e theorems.

January 20, 2013 Generating functions and diffusion

January 17, 2013 Maxwell distribution for gases

January 16, 2013 Random walk

January 13, 2013 Problem Set 1: Binomial distributions

January 11, 2013 Probability

January 10, 2013 What is statististical mechanics and equilibrium

January 10, 2013 Some problems from Kittel Thermal Physics, chapter II

December 24, 2012 Stirling like approximation

Dec 27, 2011 Pondering a question on conditional probability.

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