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Published: 08 June 2017

136 Pages | 24 line drawings


ISBN: 9780198777489

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Statistical Thermodynamics

Second Edition

Andrew Maczek and Anthony Meijer

Oxford Chemistry Primers

  • Focused introductions designed to give students an in-depth understanding of a diverse range of important topics in modern chemistry.
  • Frequent diagrams and margin notes support students in their learning.
  • Questions at the end of the book and interactive online questions encourage active learning and promote deep understanding.
  • A focus on the underlying physical chemistry helps introduce the mathematics in an approachable way.
  • Short, relatively self-contained chapters means the text is digestible for students to learn from, and flexible for lecturers to teach from.

New to this Edition:

  • An Online Resource Centre provides interactive questions for students and downloadable figures for instructors.
  • An alternative derivation of the canonical ensemble is now provided in Chapter Four.
  • New end of chapter summaries help students to understand the key 'take home' points for each topic.
  • New self-test questions and numerical problems enable students to practice using the material covered in the primer to solve problems.

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