New PDF release: An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (Dover Books

By Terrell L. Hill

ISBN-10: 0201028409

ISBN-13: 9780201028409

ISBN-10: 0486652424

ISBN-13: 9780486652429

"A huge variety of routines of a vast variety of hassle make this e-book much more useful…a sturdy addition to the literature on thermodynamics on the undergraduate level." — Philosophical Magazine
Although written on an introductory point, this wide-ranging textual content presents large insurance of themes of present curiosity in equilibrium statistical mechanics. certainly, yes conventional themes are given slightly condensed remedy to permit room for a survey of more moderen advances.
The publication is split into 4 significant sections. Part I deals with the rules of quantum statistical mechanics and contains discussions of strength degrees, states and eigenfunctions, degeneracy and different themes. Part II examines structures composed of self reliant molecules or of different autonomous subsystems. issues variety from excellent monatomic fuel and monatomic crystals to polyatomic gasoline and configuration of polymer molecules and rubber elasticity. An exam of platforms of interacting molecules includes the 9 chapters in Part unwell, reviewing such topics as lattice data, imperfect gases and dilute liquid recommendations. Part IV covers quantum facts and contains sections on Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein information, photon gasoline and free-volume theories of quantum liquids.
Each bankruptcy comprises difficulties various in trouble — starting from uncomplicated numerical workouts to small-scale "research" propositions. additionally, supplementary interpreting lists for every bankruptcy invite scholars to pursue the topic at a extra complicated point. Readers are assumed to have studied thermodynamics, calculus, ordinary differential equations and simple quantum mechanics.
Because of the pliability of the bankruptcy preparations, this ebook specially lends itself to take advantage of in a one-or two-semester graduate path in chemistry, a one-semester senior or graduate path in physics or an introductory path in statistical mechanics.

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