Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics / Edition 1

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics / Edition 1

by Walter Greiner, Ludwig Neise, Horst Stocker, Horst Stöcker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387942998

ISBN-13: 9780387942995

Pub. Date: 03/01/1997

Publisher: Springer New York

From the reviews: "This book excels by its variety of modern examples in solid state physics, magnetism, elementary particle physics [...] I can recommend it strongly as a valuable source, especially to those who are teaching basic statistical physics at our universities." Physicalia

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From the reviews: "This book excels by its variety of modern examples in solid state physics, magnetism, elementary particle physics [...] I can recommend it strongly as a valuable source, especially to those who are teaching basic statistical physics at our universities." Physicalia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387942995
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Classical Theoretical Physics Series
Edition description:
1st ed. 1995. Corr. 3rd printing 2001
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface;
I. Thermodynamics
1. Equilibrium and State Quantities; 2. The Laws of Thermodynamics; 3. Phase Transitions and Chemical Reactions; 4. Thermodynamic Potentials
II. Statistical Mechanics
5. Number of Microstates and Entropy; 6. Ensemble Theory and the Microcanonical Ensemble; 7. The Canonical Ensemble; 8. Application of Boltzmann Statistics; 9. The Macrocanonical Ensemble
III. Quantum Statistics
10. Density Operators; 11. The Symmetry Character of Many-Particle Wavefunctions; 12. Grand Canonical Description of Ideal Quantum Systems; 13. The Ideal Bose Gas; 14. Ideal Fermi Gas; 15. Applications of Relativistic Bose and Fermi Gases
IV. Real Gases and Phase Transitions
16. Real Gases; 17. Classification of Phase Transitions; 18. The Models of Ising and Heisenberg; Index

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