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Prerequisites for Statistical Physics

  1. Jan 3, 2015 #1
    I am planning to take a course on Statistical Physics in my university. The main text to be followed is Statistical Physics by F. Reif. As of now, I have completed university level courses on Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra. What other knowledge would be required to help me get a better understanding of the course ?
     
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    You might want to review whatever thermo. you've had in earlier physics or chemistry courses.
     
  4. Jan 3, 2015 #3
    Thanks a lot.:)
     
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    Learning some basic probability and counting methods will help.
     
  6. Jan 3, 2015 #5

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    Look at Reif's book that was part of the Berkley Series, it would be extremely helpful.
     
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