This is an archived course. A more recent version may be available at ocw.mit.edu.
Prof. Jianshu Cao
This course discusses the principles and methods of statistical mechanics. Topics covered include classical and quantum statistics, grand ensembles, fluctuations, molecular distribution functions, other concepts in equilibrium statistical mechanics, and topics in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of irreversible processes.
Cao, Jianshu. 5.72 Statistical Mechanics, Spring 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemistry/5-72-statistical-mechanics-spring-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA