Table of contents for Thermal physics / Ralph Baierlein.


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Preface
1. Background
2. The second law of thermodynamics
3. Entropy and efficiency
4. Entropy in quantum theory
5. The canonical probability distribution
6. Photons and phonons
7. The chemical potential
8. The quantum ideal gas
9. Fermions and bosons at low temperature
10. The free energies
11. Chemical equilibrium
12. Phase equilibrium
13. The classical limit
14. Approaching zero
15. Transport processes
16. Critical phenomena
Epilogue
Appendixes.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Thermodynamics, Entropy, Statistical mechanics