5 edition of Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||QC174.8 .G37 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 622 p. :|
|Number of Pages||622|
|LC Control Number||94002754|
Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics | John M. Seddon, Julian D. Gale | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , , and
Learn classical thermodynamics alongside statistical mechanics with this fresh approach to the subjects. Molecular and macroscopic principles are explained in an integrated, side-by-side manner to give students a deep, intuitive understanding of thermodynamics and equip them to tackle future research topics that focus on the nanoscale. Peter T. Landsberg (–) taught at University College Cardiff from to and held the chair in Applied Mathematics at the University of Southampton from to He wrote, edited, and coauthored 11 books, including Dover's Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, and more than scientific : Dover Publications.
is. The book by Callen also draws heavily on the work by Edwin Jaynes on the relation-ship between statistical physics and information theory as pioneered by Claude Shan-non. Although somehow debated, this link shows once again that statistical physics is more than statistical mechanics. Information theory provides very helpful insight into. The account of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics in Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics is based on entropy and its maximization. Building from first principles, it gives a transparent explanation of the physical behaviour of equilibrium thermodynamic systems, and it presents a comprehensive, self-contained account of the modern.
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This textbook provides a firm grounding in the laws and principles of statistical and thermodynamics that are essential to the study of physics. It presents the subject in a remarkably fresh, clear, and understandable manner, and is based on the most up-to-be research in the field.2/5(1).
It starts with thermodynamics. Most statistical physics books focus only on statistical mechanics. I think it is important to see the linkage with thermodynamics for a physics by: An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics returns with a second edition which includes new chapters, further explorations, and updated information into the study of statistical mechanics and thermal : Hardcover.
In contrast to many texts, statistical mechanics, including discussion of the required probability theory, is presented first.
This provides a statistical foundation for the concept of entropy, which is central to thermal by: OK, but dated. The book is mostly statistical mechanics. I wish there was a more detailed treatment of classical thermo.
The book is typed manuscript and is not as easy to read as one that is type-set. It is an advanced text and may not be for beginners/5(6). The account of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics in Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics is based on entropy and its maximization.
Building from first principles, it gives a transparent explanation of the physical behaviour of equilibrium thermodynamic systems, and it presents a comprehensive, self-contained account of the modern mathematical and computational techniques of statistical mechanics.
Statistical Thermodynamics - M. Gupta - Google Books. This Is An Introductory Book Which Explains The Foundations Of The Subject And Its Application.
It Is Intended Primarily For Graduate Students But May Provide Useful Information And Reading To Science And Engineering Students At All Levels.
It Assumes That Readers Have Knowledge Of Basic Thermodynamics And Quantum Mechanics.3/5(1). I recommend the book ''A Modern Course in Statistical Physics'' by Reichl. It starts with phenomenological thermodynamics, covers both equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, and discusses a wide range of applications, not only ideal and real gases.
Its level of rigor is that of typical books on theoretical physics. Thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics In this course, we are going to develop some machinery for interrelating the sta-tistical properties of a system containing a very large number of particles, via a statistical treatment of the laws of atomic or molecular motion.
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This volume contains five chapters. The first two chapters provide an overview of the various aspects and applications of thermodynamics. Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics | Phil Attard (Auth.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics returns with a second edition which includes new chapters, further explorations, and updated information into the study of statistical mechanics and thermal first part of the book derives the entropy of the classical ideal gas, using only classical statistical mechanics and an analysis of multiple systems first suggested.
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. More than a generation of German-speaking s /5. Graduate texts, Popular books Undergraduate texts. Vinay Ambegaokar, Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics, Cambridge University Press ().
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This introductory textbook for standard undergraduate courses in thermodynamics has been completely rewritten to explore a greater number of topics, more clearly and concisely.
Starting with an overview of important quantum behaviours, the book teaches students how to calculate probabilities in order to provide a firm foundation for later chapters/5(6).
An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Swendsen R.H. This text presents the two complementary aspects of thermal physics as an integrated theory of the properties of matter. Statistical mechanics are based on ideas from information theory, and the simpler ideal systems are covered in close connection with the thermodynamic treatment.
Mathematical steps are displayed in detail, and abundant problems include worked solutions. An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics returns with a second edition which includes new chapters, further explorations, and updated information into the study of statistical mechanics and thermal dynamics.
The first part of the book derives the entropy of the classical ideal gas, using only classical statistical mechanics and an analysis of multiple systems first suggested Brand: Oxford University Press.Download books "Physics - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics".
Ebook library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This book is one of the best books to go through if you want to understand statistical mechanics and thermodynamics "from scratch", as it were. A lot of previous books either discuss the subject at a too-elementary level throughout, or are graduate texts themselves that assume an undergraduate-level introduction to the subject/5.