Statistical mechanics

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Statistical mechanics is a branch of mathematical physics that studies, using probability theory, the average behaviour of a mechanical system where the state of the system is uncertain. A common use of statistical mechanics is in explaining the thermodynamic behaviour of large systems.[1]

Thermal wavelength[edit]

Partition function[edit]

Canonical: (in 3d)

See Also[edit]

  1. Classical thermodynamics
  2. Statistical thermodynamics
  3. Heat transfer