### Lecture 1: What is Statistical Mechanics and Why Does It Work?

Lightning fast review of quantum mechanics. Stationary quantum states, accessible states, fundamental assumptions of statistical mechanics. How to get from the microscopic quantum level to the macroscopic behavior you observe.

We visualized atomic orbitals using Atom in a Box by Dean Dauger.

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We visualized atomic orbitals using Atom in a Box by Dean Dauger.

Lecture Audio