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States of Matter (Phoenix Editions)
     

States of Matter (Phoenix Editions)

by David L. Goodstein
 

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ISBN-10: 048649506X

ISBN-13: 2900486495063

Pub. Date: 05/01/2002

Publisher: Dover Publications

This unique overview by a prominent CalTech physicist provides a modern, rigorous, and integrated treatment of the key physical principles and techniques related to gases, liquids, solids, and their phase transitions. No other single volume offers such comprehensive coverage of the subject, and the treatment consistently emphasizes areas in which research results

Overview

This unique overview by a prominent CalTech physicist provides a modern, rigorous, and integrated treatment of the key physical principles and techniques related to gases, liquids, solids, and their phase transitions. No other single volume offers such comprehensive coverage of the subject, and the treatment consistently emphasizes areas in which research results are likely to be applicable to other disciples.
Starting with a chapter on thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, the text proceeds to in-depth discussions of perfect gases, electrons in metals, Bose condensation, fluid structure, potential energy, Weiss molecular field theory, van der Waals equation, and other pertinent aspects of phase transitions. Many helpful illustrative problems appear at the end of each chapter, and annotated bibliographies offer further guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900486495063
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Series:
Dover Books on Physics Series
Edition description:
OP
Pages:
512

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