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How Much Inequality Is Fair?Mathematical Principles of a Moral, Optimal, and Stable Capitalist Society$
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Venkat Venkatasubramanian

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780231180726

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231180726.001.0001

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Statistical Thermodynamics and Equilibrium Distribution

Statistical Thermodynamics and Equilibrium Distribution

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(p.65) Chapter Four Statistical Thermodynamics and Equilibrium Distribution
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How Much Inequality Is Fair?
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Venkat Venkatasubramanian

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231180726.003.0004

Here we provide a simple, intuitive, introduction to statistical thermodynamics and its key concepts, particularly entropy and statistical equilibrium.

Keywords:   Statistical thermodynamics, entropy, equilibrium, ensembles, phase space, microstates, macrostates

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