The renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series, which provides focused introductions to a range of important topics in chemistry, has been refreshed and updated to suit the needs of today's students, lecturers, and postgraduate researchers. The rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of each subject area is ideal for those wanting a primer in a given topic to prepare them for more advanced study or research.
The learning features provided, including end-of-book problems and online multiple-choice questions, encourage active learning and promote understanding. Furthermore, frequent diagrams and marginal notes help to enhance students' understanding of these essential areas of chemistry.
Statistical Thermodynamics gives a concise and accessible account of this fundamental topic by emphasizing the underlying physical chemistry, and using this to introduce the mathematics in an approachable way. The material is presented in short, self-contained sections, making it flexible to teach and learn from, and concludes with the application of the theory to real systems.
The Online Resource Center to accompany Statistical Thermodynamics features:
*Figures from the book available to download
*Worked solutions to the questions and problems at the end of the book
*Multiple-choice questions for self-directed learning