Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2006

376 Pages | 210 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198566779

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Statistical Mechanics

Entropy, Order Parameters and Complexity

James P. Sethna

Oxford Master Series in Physics

  • Broad principles widely applicable in modern physics, computer science, mathematics, complexity theory, and biology
  • Exciting exercises, introducing new fields and illustrating broad principles
  • Powerful, advanced methods presented simply - new, modern concepts distilled and incorporated into undergraduate-level presentation
  • Hundreds of illustrations and figures illustrating theory, experiment, and applications
  • Hundreds of marginal notes providing background, illustration, vocabulary, and advanced concepts