ISBN 9781259003356,Thermal Physics: With Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics

Thermal Physics: With Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics





Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781259003356

ISBN-10 1259003353


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 688 Pages
Language (English)


This comprehensive and thoroughly revised edition of Thermal Physics provides a concise and balanced account of all the fundamental concepts along with plethora of solved and unsolved problems, as per examination requisites. Following a conceptual flow, the textbook covers all important topics in the subject like Maxwell's Distribution, Transport Phenomenon, Laws of Thermodynamics, Entropy and Statistical Mechanics. Salient Features As per new UGC syllabus--comprehensive coverage to all major universities syllabi New chapter on Radiation and new topics on Liquefaction of Gases, Power and Refrigeration Cycles and Applications of Low Temperatures Rich pedagogical features including Learning Objectives, Summary, Mnemonics and over 175 Illustrations TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Ideal Gases: Elementary Kinetic Theory and Maxwellian Distribution 2. Mean Free Path and Transport Phenomena 3. Real Gases: van der Waals' Equation of State 4. Basic Concepts of Thermodynamics 5. Basic First Law of Thermodynamics 6. The Second Law of Thermodynamics 7. Entropy 8. Thermodynamics Relations 9. Free Energies and Thermodynamics Equilibrium 10. Production of Low Temperatures and Their Applications 11. Radiation: Classical and Quantum Theories 12. Basic Concepts of Statistical Mechanics 13. Maxwell-Boltzmann Statistics 14. Fermi-Dirac Statistics 15. Bose-Einstein Statistics Appendix I: Analysis of Experiment of Zartmann and Ko Appendix II: Mean Free Path: Maxwellian Gas Appendix III: Rigorous of Kirchhoff's Law Appendix IV: Transmission of Heat by Conduction