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1: Review of Thermodynamics

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    This chapter starts from a brief discussion of the subject of statistical physics and thermodynamics, and the relation between these two disciplines. Then I proceed to a review of the basic notions and relations of thermodynamics. Most of this material is supposed to be known to the reader from their undergraduate studies,1 so the discussion is rather brief.


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