Background required for ab initio thermodynamic calculations

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Can someone tell me the mathematical and physics background i need to perform ab initio calculations to determine thermodynamic properties of materials. I am a Mechanical engineer with a masters in Metallurgy
 

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Can someone tell me the mathematical and physics background i need to perform ab initio calculations to determine thermodynamic properties of materials. I am a Mechanical engineer with a masters in Metallurgy
What sort of thermodynamic properties? What sort of materials?
 
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Statistical Thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, molecular dynamics
 
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