Statistical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics

by R K Pathria, Paul D. Beale

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ISBN-13: 9780080541716
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/12/1996
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 576
File size: 23 MB
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Table of Contents

Historical introduction; The statistical basis of thermodynamics; Elements of the ensemble theory; The canonical ensemble; The grand canonical ensemble; Formulation of quantum statistics; The theory of simple gases; Ideal Bose systems; Ideal Fermi systems; Statistical mechanics of interacting systems: The method of cluster explansions, the method of quantized fields; Phase transitions: critically, universality and scaling, exact (or almost exact) results for the various models, the renormalization group approach; Fluctuations.

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