Variational Principles and Methods in Theoretical Physics and Chemistry

Variational Principles and Methods in Theoretical Physics and Chemistry

by Robert K. Nesbet, R. K. Nesbet
     
 

Essential ideas and methods behind current applications of variational theory in theoretical physics and chemistry.See more details below

Overview

Essential ideas and methods behind current applications of variational theory in theoretical physics and chemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521803915
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2014
Edition description:
Reference Text
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Classical Mathematics and Physics: 1. History of variational theory; 2. Classical mechanics; 3. Applied mathematics; Part II. Bound States in Quantum Mechanics: 4. Time-independent quantum mechanics; 5. Independent-electron models; 6. Time-dependent theory and linear response; Part III. Continuum States and Scattering Theory: 7. Multiple scattering theory for molecules and solids; 8. Variational methods for continuum states; 9. Electron-impact rovibrational excitation of molecules; Part IV. Field Theories: 10. Relativistic Lagrangian theories.

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