Introduction to Nanoscience by S. M. Lindsay ISBN: 9780199544219.

Introduction to Nanoscience by S. M. Lindsay ISBN:  9780199544219.

Chapter 3:  Statistical mechanics and chemical kinetics.

3.5  An example of the Boltzmann distribution: ions in a solution near an electrode.

3.6  The equilibrium theorem.

3.7  The partition function.

3.8  The partition function for an ideal gas.

3.9  Free energy, pressure, and entropy of an ideal gas from the partition function.

3.10  Quantum gasses.

3.11  Fluctuations.

3.12  Brownian motion.

Appendix E:  Free energies and choice ensaemble.

Appendix F:  Probabilities and the definition of entropy.

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