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Published: 11 February 2010

720 Pages | 147 figures


ISBN: 9780198525264

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Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Molecular Simulation

Mark Tuckerman

Oxford Graduate Texts

  • Solutions manual available on request from the OUP website
  • Useful both to students as a textbook and to practitioners as a reference tool.
  • Treats both basic principles in classical and quantum statistical mechanics as well as modern computational methods
  • Includes topics not usually treated in textbooks - such as the path-integral formulation of quantum statistical mechanics.
  • Chapters written in a graduated fashion - topics are discussed simply at first then gradually increase in complexity and mathematical rigor.
  • Provides both model and real-world examples.
  • Each chapter has a problem set at the end.