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Principles of Statistical Mechanics

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Abstract

In this chapter, we will describe some fundamental topics of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Furthermore, we will discuss the energy or particle number fluctuations in different statistical ensembles and their differences.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer EngineeringInternational Balkan UniversitySkopjeNorth Macedonia
  2. 2.Advanced Computing Research CenterUniversity of New York TiranaTiranaAlbania

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