Thermal Physics / Edition 2

Thermal Physics / Edition 2

by Charles Kittel, Herbert Kroemer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716710889

ISBN-13: 9780716710882

Pub. Date: 01/15/1980

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

CONGRATULATIONS TO HERBERT KROEMER, 2000 NOBEL LAUREATE FOR PHYSICS

For upper-division courses in thermodynamics or statistical mechanics, Kittel and Kroemer offers a modern approach to thermal physics that is based on the idea that all physical systems can be described in terms of their discrete quantum states, rather than drawing on 19th-century

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CONGRATULATIONS TO HERBERT KROEMER, 2000 NOBEL LAUREATE FOR PHYSICS

For upper-division courses in thermodynamics or statistical mechanics, Kittel and Kroemer offers a modern approach to thermal physics that is based on the idea that all physical systems can be described in terms of their discrete quantum states, rather than drawing on 19th-century classical mechanics concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716710882
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
01/15/1980
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
682,538
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. States of a Model System
2. Entropy and Temperature
3. Boltzmann Distribution and Helmholtz Free Energy
4. Thermal Radiation and Planck Distribution
5. Chemical Potential and Gibbs Distribution
6. Ideal Gas
7. Fermi and Bose Gases
8. Heat and Work
9. Gibbs Free Energy and Chemical Reactions
10. Phase Transformations
11. Binary Mixtures
12. Cryogenics
13. Semiconductor Statistics
14. Kinetic Theory
15. Propagation
Appendixes
Index

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