The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486638966
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/16/2010
  • Series: Dover Books on Physics Series
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 1,000,450
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 1.35 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2000

    Fundamental knowledge for cheap

    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.

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