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Statistical mechanics in engineering

  1. Jun 5, 2015 #1


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    There are some applications of thermodynamics in engineering which I don't bother to talk about. What I wanna ask is, are there any problems in engineering for which thermodynamics is not enough and people have to use statistical mechanics?
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  3. Jun 5, 2015 #2


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    Then there's electronics component design.
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