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- Author : Terrell L. Hill
- Publsiher : Courier Corporation
- Release : 21 June 2021
- ISBN : 0486653900
- Pages : 432 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews

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Read or download book entitled Statistical Mechanics written by Terrell L. Hill which was release on 21 June 2021, this book published by Courier Corporation. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Standard text opens with clear, concise chapters on classical statistical mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, and the relation of statistical mechanics to thermodynamics. Further topics cover fluctuations, the theory of imperfect gases and condensation, distribution functions and the liquid state, nearest neighbor (Ising) lattice statistics, and more.

- Author : Terrell L. Hill
- Publisher : Courier Corporation
- Release Date : 1956
- Total pages : 432
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** Standard text opens with clear, concise chapters on classical statistical mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, and the relation of statistical mechanics to thermodynamics. Further topics cover fluctuations, the theory of imperfect gases and condensation, distribution functions and the liquid state, nearest neighbor (Ising) lattice statistics, and more....

- Author : R. K. Pathria
- Publisher : Elsevier
- Release Date : 2016-06-30
- Total pages : 544
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** International Series in Natural Philosophy, Volume 45: Statistical Mechanics discusses topics relevant to explaining the physical properties of matter in bulk. The book is comprised of 13 chapters that primarily focus on the equilibrium states of physical systems. Chapter 1 discusses the statistical basis of thermodynamics, and Chapter 2 covers the elements of ensemble ...

- Author : Luca Peliti
- Publisher : Princeton University Press
- Release Date : 2011-08-28
- Total pages : 398
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** Statistical mechanics is one of the most exciting areas of physics today, and it also has applications to subjects as diverse as economics, social behavior, algorithmic theory, and evolutionary biology. Statistical Mechanics in a Nutshell offers the most concise, self-contained introduction to this rapidly developing field. Requiring only a background ...

- Author : R. Kubo,H. Ichimura,T. Usui,N. Hashitsume
- Publisher : North Holland
- Release Date : 1990-05-03
- Total pages : 425
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This book provides a series of concise lectures on the fundamental theories of statistical mechanics, carefully chosen examples and a number of problems with complete solutions. Modern physics has opened the way for a thorough examination of infra-structure of nature and understanding of the properties of matter from an atomistic ...

- Author : James Sethna
- Publisher : OUP Oxford
- Release Date : 2006-04-07
- Total pages : 374
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** In each generation, scientists must redefine their fields: abstracting, simplifying and distilling the previous standard topics to make room for new advances and methods. Sethna's book takes this step for statistical mechanics - a field rooted in physics and chemistry whose ideas and methods are now central to information theory, ...

- Author : Richard Chace Tolman
- Publisher : Courier Corporation
- Release Date : 1979-01-01
- Total pages : 660
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This is the definitive treatise on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. A concise exposition of classical statistical mechanics is followed by a thorough elucidation of quantum statistical mechanics: postulates, theorems, statistical ensembles, changes in quantum mechanical systems with time, and more. The final two chapters discuss applications of statistical mechanics ...

- Author : Johannes Voit
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Release Date : 2013-06-29
- Total pages : 220
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** A careful examination of the interaction between physics and finance. It takes a look at the 100-year-long history of co-operation between the two fields and goes on to provide new research results on capital markets - taken from the field of statistical physics. The random walk model, well known in ...

- Author : Isamu Kusaka
- Publisher : Springer
- Release Date : 2015-09-10
- Total pages : 447
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This book provides a gentle introduction to equilibrium statistical mechanics. The particular aim is to fill the needs of readers who wish to learn the subject without a solid background in classical and quantum mechanics. The approach is unique in that classical mechanical formulation takes center stage. The book will ...

- Author : Kerson Huang
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
- Release Date : 1987-05-13
- Total pages : 493
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** Treating mechanics through a clearly written introduction of the theory of microscopic bodies based on the fundamental atomic laws, this book contains a brief but self-contained discussion of thermodynamics and the classical kinetic theory of gases. An introduction to the modern theory of critical phenomena is featured that is concise ...

- Author : Roger Bowley,Mariana Sánchez
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 1996
- Total pages : 289
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This book aims to explain the ideas and techniques of statistical mechanics - the theory of condensed matter - in a simple and progressive way. The text starts with the laws of thermodynamics and simple ideas of quantum mechanics. The conceptual ideas underlying the subject are explained carefully; the mathematical ...

- Author : Mark Tuckerman
- Publisher : Oxford University Press
- Release Date : 2010-02-11
- Total pages : 696
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** By uniting basic concepts in equilibrium and time-dependent statistical mechanics with modern computational techniques, the book provides a comprehensive view of how theory proceeds from concepts to model construction to practical algorithms....

- Author : Michele Cini,Francesco Fucito,Mauro Sbragaglia
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Release Date : 2012-03-30
- Total pages : 399
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This textbook is the result of many years of teaching quantum and statistical mechanics, drawing on exercises and exam papers used on courses taught by the authors. The subjects of the exercises have been carefully selected to cover all the material which is most needed by students. Each exercise is ...

- Author : A.M. Glazer,J.S. Wark
- Publisher : OUP Oxford
- Release Date : 2001-08-02
- Total pages : 160
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This superb book provides the reader with a general perspective of an interdisciplinary field between statistical physics and information sciences/engineering. It is effectively the only book on the subject, aside from a collection of papers published fourteen years ago. The field is a rapidly expanding one and this self-contained ...

- Author : A. Khinchin
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 2014-06-08
- Total pages : 188
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** 2014 Reprint of 1949 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. The translation of this important work brings to the American mathematician and physicist a useful work of statistical mechanics. It offers a precise and mathematically satisfactory formulation of the problems of statistical mechanics and provides ...

- Author : Robert H. Swendsen
- Publisher : OUP Oxford
- Release Date : 2012-03-01
- Total pages : 432
- ISBN : 0486653900

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**Summary :** This text presents the two complementary aspects of thermal physics as an integrated theory of the properties of matter. Conceptual understanding is promoted by thorough development of basic concepts. In contrast to many texts, statistical mechanics, including discussion of the required probability theory, is presented first. This provides a statistical ...