MEHRAN KARDAR is Professor of Physics at MIT, where he has taught and Statistical Physics of Particles includes a concise introduction to the mathematics . Statistical Mechanics is a probabilistic approach to equilibrium properties of large Kardar’s textbook Statistical Physics of Particles. (Image by Mehran Kardar). This is the second term in a two-semester course on statistical mechanics. Kardar’s textbook Statistical Physics of Fields. (Image by Mehran Kardar) course in the sequence is Statistical Mechanics I: Statistical Mechanics of Particles.

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Product details File Size: Contents Preface page ix. I find a parrticles of statistical mechanics can just be derived from information theory, which unifies the whole subject, and Kardar uses that fact to make the whole treatment very unified.

In the tradition of Landau’s excellent mechanics textbook, Kardar is a master of statistical physics who starts with only basic assumptions about the nature of the physical laws in each chapter, and derives wonderful results elucidating the nature of statistical physics. I think it’s one of the clearest exposition on statistical mechanics.

Its importance to science in the future can only increase with the rise of subjects such as quantitative biology. Alex rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Chapters give you only basic information, and you have to work out exercises in the end of the chapter to get the details. I recall using this book in my fourth year of my undergraduate program for a graduate statistical physics course.


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Amara rated it really liked it Feb 12, Lists with This Book. Eugene Stanley, Director, Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University ‘In this much-needed modern text, Kardar presents a remarkably clear view of statistical mechanics as a whole, revealing the relationships between different parts of this diverse subject. Principles of Quantum Mechanics. Cambridge University PressJun 7, – Science.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A few areas could have used a little more elaboration the derivation of the Boltzmann equation seemed mehran.syatistical skip a mehrxn.statistical important steps in implementing the streaming collision terms, and a better explanation for the basics of diagrammatical techniques would have been nicebut none of the other books I have looked at even broached these topics in any depth.


I used both this text and Pathria for a graduate level class in statistical mechanics.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book should be “Statistical Physics” and part one should be “Statistical Physics of Particles” and part two should be “Statistical Physics of Fields. It contains a chapter on probability and related issues such as the central limit theorem and information theory, and covers interacting particles, with an extensive description of the van der Waals equation and its derivation by mean field approximation.

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