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See also the page titled Condensed Matter Physics .

Wikipedia Articles : Thermodynamics, Phase Transitions, Statistical Mechanics, Statistical Ensemble, Ising Model , Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics

Blog Physica Tags : Statistical Physics

Books and Reviews:

  • Thermodynamics
  • 1.Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics by Herbert B. Callen [Amazon]

    2. Thermodynamics by Enrico Fermi [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Equilibrium Thermodynamics by C. J. Adkins [Amazon] [Google]

    4. Thermal Physics by Charles Kittel, Herbert Kroemer [Amazon]

  • Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  • 1. Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics by Frederick Reif [Amazon]

    2.Principles of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics by Debashish Chowdhury, Dietrich Stauffer [Amazon] [Google]

    3.Statistical Physics by E M Lifshitz, L D Landau [Amazon] [Google]

    4. The Principles of Statistical Mechanics by Richard C Tolman [Amazon] [Google]

    5. Statistical Mechanics by R K Pathria [Amazon]

    6. Statistical Mechanics: A Set of Lectures (Advanced Book Classics) by R P Feynman [Amazon]

    7. Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics by David Chandler [Amazon] [Google]

    8. Statistical Physics: Statics, Dynamics and Renormalization by Leo P. Kadanoff [Amazon] [Google]

    9. Equilibrium Statistical Physics by Michael Plischke, Birger Bergersen [Amazon]

    10. Statistical Mechanics Made Simple: A Guide for Students and Researchers by Daniel C. Mattis [Amazon] [Google] [AJP] [World Scientific]

    11. Statistical Mechanics by Kerson Huang [Amazon]

  • Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  • 1. Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics by Robert Zwanzig [Amazon]

American Journal of Physics Resource Letters :
(Selected from the list of Resource Letters published in AJP )

    1. ScL-1: Scaling laws by Kurt Wiesenfeld [AJP site]

    2. CPPPT-1: Critical point phenomena and phase transitions by Jan Tobochnik [AJP site]

    3. MD-1: Maxwell’s demon by Harvey S. Leff, Andrew F. Rex [AJP Site]

    4. FR-1: Fractals by Alan J. Hurd [AJP Site]