Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics. Instructor: Professor V. Balakrishnan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. Thermal fluctuations, Langevin dynamics, Brownian motion and diffusion, Fokker-Planck equations, linear response theory, fluctuation-dissipation relations, the Boltzmann equation, critical phenomena, scaling and critical exponents. (from nptel.ac.in)
|Lecture 29 - Critical Phenomena (Part 1)|
Recapitulation of thermodynamics. Intensive and extensive variables. Phase diagram for a single component substance. Liquid-gas coexistence line and the critical point.
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