Journals Higher Education

£49.99

Hardback

Published: 01 March 2012

432 Pages | 26 B/W line illustrations

246x171mm

ISBN: 9780199646944


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Request Inspection Copy


Bookseller Code (AG)

An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Robert H. Swendsen

Oxford Graduate Texts

  • Theoretical integration of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics
  • Foundation of the concept of entropy in Boltzmann's 1877 definition
  • Extensive problem sets (with solutions) emphasizing computation
  • Self-contained mathematical coverage, particularly the probability theory needed for statistical mechanics
  • In-depth coverage of thermodynamics including the use of Jacobians for deriving thermodynamic identities
Share: