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Statistical Mechanics

Entropy, Order Parameters and Complexity (Oxford Master Series in Physics)

by James P. Sethna

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL7401089M
ISBN 10019856676X
ISBN 109780198566762

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This classic text, first published inis designed for graduate physics courses in statistical mechanics. The second edition, published inincorporated three comprehensive chapters on phase transitions and critical phenomena/5(15).

Jun 22,  · Statistical Mechanics is the extended version of McQuarrie's earlier text - Statistical Thermodynamics (USB ). This text (previously published by Longman Education) is an accessible introduction to the subject.4/4(28).

Statistical Mechanics explores the physical properties of matter based on the dynamic behavior of its microscopic constituents. After a historical introduction, this book presents chapters about thermodynamics, ensemble theory, simple gases theory, Ideal Bose and Fermi systems, statistical mechanics of interacting systems, phase transitions, and computer simulations.

This is a book about statistical mechanics at the advanced undergraduate level. It assumes a background in classical mechanics through the concept of phase space, in quantum mechanics through the Pauli exclusion principle, and in mathematics through multivariate calculus.

Most would probably agree that finding a good graduate-level textbook on statistical mechanics is a near-impossible endeavor. However, your quest may be at an end, because this is probably the best graduate-level textbook out there to date.

Graduate texts, in /5. Statistical Mechanics is the extended version of McQuarrie's earlier text - Statistical Thermodynamics (USB ). This text (previously published by Longman Education) is an accessible introduction to 4/5. This book is written by Giovanni Gallavotti and a clear book presents a critical and modern analysis of the conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics as laid down in Boltzmann's works.

The author emphasises the relation between microscopic reversibility and macroscopic irreversibility, explaining fundamental concepts in detail. Sep 19,  · Donald's book Statistical Mechanics.

EMBED (for awordathought.com hosted blogs and awordathought.com item tags). Mar 02,  · I like S.K. Ma's book Statistical Mechanics. From a different perspective there is Roberson's "Statistical Themophysics" which is good though somewhat mathematical. Recently I saw Leo Kadanoff had a new book out on Stat Mech that looked.

Graduate texts, Popular books Undergraduate texts. Vinay Ambegaokar, Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics, Cambridge University Press (). Daniel J. Amit and Yosef Verbin, Statistical Physics, World Scientific ().

Atkins, The Second Law, W. Freeman (). Martin Bailyn, A Survey of Thermodynamics, Bailyn's book, A Survey of Thermodynamics, AIP (). Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (Classical Theoretical Physics) by Walter Greiner - lots of worked examples and explanations - probably the most "friendly" of the grad-level books.

Statistical Mechanics (Huang) - another standard stat mech grad textbook. Seems to explain some things in more detail than Kardar, but fewer problems.

'This is an excellent book from which to learn the methods and results of statistical mechanics.' Nature 'A well written graduate-level text for scientists and engineers Highly recommended for graduate-level libraries.' Choice This highly successful text, which first appeared in the year and has continued to be popular ever since, has now been brought up-to-date by incorporating the /5(2).

I recommend the book ''A Modern Course in Statistical Physics'' by Reichl. It starts with phenomenological thermodynamics, covers both equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, and discusses a wide range of applications, not only ideal and real gases.

Its level of rigor is that of typical books on theoretical physics. Statistical Physics Lecture Notes. This book covers the following topics: Statistical physics is an unfinished and highly active part of awordathought.comples of statistical mechanics, Thermodynamic quantities, The Gibbs Distribution, Ideal gas, Statistical ensembles, Fluctuations, Stochastic Processes, Non-Ideal Gases, Phase Equilibrium, Continuous Phase Transitions and Transport phenomena.

Quantum Statistical Mechanics This book establishes the foundations of non-equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics in order to support students and academics in developing and building their understanding. The formal theory is derived from first principles by mathematical analysis, with concrete physical interpretations and worked.

This is an excellent book from which to learn the methods and results of statistical mechanics.' Nature 'A well written graduate-level text for scientists and engineers. The canonical ensemble - Other ensembles and fluctuations - Boltzmann statistics, fermi-dirac statistics, and bose-einstein statistics - Ideal monatomic gas - Ideal diatomic - Classical statistical mechanics - Ideal polyatomic - Chemical equilibrium - Quantum statistics - Crystals - Imperfect gases - Distribution functions in classical monatomic liquids - Perturbation theories of liquids 4/5(8).

\Ludwig Boltzmann, who spent much of his life studying statistical mechan-ics, died in by his own hand. Paul Ehrenfest, carrying on the work, died similarly in Now it is our turn to study statistical mechanics." David Goodstein Introduction Statistical mechanics is the art of turning the microscopic laws of physics into a de.

Statistical Mechanics is a probabilistic approach to equilibrium properties of large numbers of degrees of freedom. In this two-semester course, basic principles are examined. Aug 01,  · This textbook is for undergraduate students on a basic course in Statistical Mechanics.

The prerequisite is thermodynamics. It begins with a study of three situations — the closed system and the systems in thermal contact with a reservoir — in order to formulate the important fundamentals.

Thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics In this course, we are going to develop some machinery for interrelating the sta-tistical properties of a system containing a very large number of particles, via a statistical treatment of the laws of atomic or molecular motion.

It turns out that.State University. Although they are more terse than a typical text book, they do cover all the material used in PHY The notes presume a familiarity with basic undergraduate concepts in statistical mechanics, and with some basic concepts from first-year graduate quantum, such as harmonic oscillators and raising and lowering operators.Shortly before his death, Gibbs published in Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics, a book which formalized statistical mechanics as a fully general approach to address all mechanical systems—macroscopic or microscopic, gaseous or non-gaseous.