The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

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by Richard C. Tolman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486638960

ISBN-13: 9780486638966

Pub. Date: 09/16/2010

Publisher: Dover Publications


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…  See more details below

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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 to thermodynamic behavior. 1930 edition.

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ISBN-13:
9780486638966
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
09/16/2010
Series:
Dover Books on Physics Series
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.35(d)

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The Principles of Statistical Mechanics 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This was my undergraduate text book on statistical mechanics, it is a great book, everyone on chem phys should have a copy, Dover made it possible.