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 30 - Critical Phenomena (Part 2)|
Extensivity of thermodynamic potentials. Some convexity properties of thermodynamic potentials. Divergence of specific heat at the critical point. Simplest magnetic equation of state. Fluid-magnet analogy.
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