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Published: 20 January 2000

368 Pages | 81 line illus

ISBN: 9780198505761

Bookseller Code (06)

Introductory Statistical Mechanics

Second Edition

Roger Bowley and Mariana Sanchez

This book explains the ideas and techniques of statistical mechanics in a simple and progressive way, accessible to undergraduates. It includes numerous examples from solid state physics as well as from theories of radiation from black holes and data from the Cosmic Background Explorer. This second edition features three new chapters on phase transitions and additional exercises at the end of each chapter.

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