ISBN 9780070702196,Statistical Physics: Berkeley Physics Course In Si Units (Volume - 5)

Statistical Physics: Berkeley Physics Course In Si Units (Volume - 5)



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070702196

ISBN-10 0070702195


Number of Pages 440 Pages
Language (English)

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This classic text is widely considered to be the best overall introductory text book on the subject. It has a complete and integrated coverage suitable for someone who wants to understand the underlying concepts of the subject. Salient Features Usage of SI Units throughout the book Coverage of all important topics like Fluctuations in equilibrium, Properties of the equilibrium situation, Statistical ensembles, Probability calculations, Small heat transfer, Microscopic theory and microscopic measurement Rich pedagogy 162 Figures 150 Problems 37 Examples TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems 2. Basic Probability Concepts 3. Statistical Description of Systems of Particles 4. Thermal Interaction 5. Microscopic Theory and Macroscopic Measurements 6. Canonical Distribution in the Classical Approximation 7. General Thermodynamic Interaction 8. Elementary Kinetic Theory of Transport Processes