Contents

Tables

  1. Foundations
    • Introduction
    • Ensembles in Statistical Mechanics
    • Analogy Between Fluids and Magnetic Systems
    • Fluctuations
    • Phase Transitions

  2. Classical Models
    • Real Gases
    • Ising Model
    • Potts and Related Models
    • Two-dimensional xy Model
    • Spin Glasses

  3. Quantum Models
    • Quantum Statistics
    • Bose Systems
    • Liquid He-4

  4. Methods of Statistical Mechanics I
    • Mean-Field Theories
    • Monte Carlo Simulations
  5. Methods of Statistical Mechanics II
    • The Renormalization-Group Methods
    • Momentum-Space Renormalization Group
Appendices
  • Further Reading
  • Distribution Functions
  • Maxwell Relations
  • Magnetic Systems