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Statistical Physics

Statistical Physics

  • Author: Tony Guenault
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9401097925
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 186
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Statistical physics is not a difficult subject, and I trust that this will not be found a difficult book. It contains much that a number of generations of Lancaster students have studied with me, as part of their physics honours degree work. The lecture course was of twenty hours duration, and I have added comparatively little to the lecture syllabus. A pre requisite is that the reader should have a working knowledge of basic thermal physics (i.e. the laws of thermodynamics and their application to simple substances). The book Thermal Physics by Colin Finn in this series forms an ideal introduc tion. Statistical physics has a thousand and one different ways of approaching the same basic results. I have chosen a rather down-to-earth and unsophisticated approach, without I hope totally obscuring the considerable interest of the fun damentals. This enables applications to be introduced at an early stage in the book. As a low-temperature physicist, I have always found a particular interest in statistical physics, and especially in how the absolute zero is approached. I should not, therefore, apologize for the low-temperature bias in the topics which I have selected from the many possibilities.

Statistical Physics for Students of Science and Engineering

Statistical Physics for Students of Science and Engineering

  • Author: Robert D. Reed,Radha Raman Roy
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 9780486685687
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 320
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Concise text, designed for one-semester course, covers classical Maxwell-Boltzmann-Planck statistics and two quantum statistics. Physical applications. Useful problems. 1971 edition.

Statistical Physics

Statistical Physics

  • Author: Franz Mandl
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118723430
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 248
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The Manchester Physics Series General Editors: D. J. Sandiford; F. Mandl; A. C. Phillips Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester Properties of Matter B. H. Flowers and E. Mendoza Optics Second Edition F. G. Smith and J. H. Thomson Statistical Physics Second Edition E. Mandl Electromagnetism Second Edition I. S. Grant and W. R. Phillips Statistics R. J. Barlow Solid State Physics Second Edition J. R. Hook and H. E. Hall Quantum Mechanics F. Mandl Particle Physics Second Edition B. R. Martin and G. Shaw The Physics of Stars Second Edition A. C. Phillips Computing for Scientists R. J. Barlow and A. R. Barnett Statistical Physics, Second Edition develops a unified treatment of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics, which emphasises the statistical nature of the laws of thermodynamics and the atomic nature of matter. Prominence is given to the Gibbs distribution, leading to a simple treatment of quantum statistics and of chemical reactions. Undergraduate students of physics and related sciences will find this a stimulating account of the basic physics and its applications. Only an elementary knowledge of kinetic theory and atomic physics, as well as the rudiments of quantum theory, are presupposed for an understanding of this book. Statistical Physics, Second Edition features: A fully integrated treatment of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. A flow diagram allowing topics to be studied in different orders or omitted altogether. Optional "starred" and highlighted sections containing more advanced and specialised material for the more ambitious reader. Sets of problems at the end of each chapter to help student understanding. Hints for solving the problems are given in an Appendix.

Statistical Physics

Statistical Physics

  • Author: A.M. Guenault
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1402059744
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 204
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In this revised and enlarged second edition, Tony Guénault provides a clear and refreshingly readable introduction to statistical physics. The treatment itself is self-contained and concentrates on an understanding of the physical ideas, without requiring a high level of mathematical sophistication. The book adopts a straightforward quantum approach to statistical averaging from the outset. The initial part of the book is geared towards explaining the equilibrium properties of a simple isolated assembly of particles. The treatment of gases gives full coverage to Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein statistics.

Elementary Statistical Physics

Elementary Statistical Physics

  • Author: Charles Kittel
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 9780486435145
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 228
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Geared toward graduate students in physics, this text covers such important topics as the properties of the Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions; the interrelated subjects of fluctuations, thermal noise, and Brownian movement; and the thermodynamics of irreversible processes. Most sections include illustrative problems. 1958 edition.

Statistical Physics

Statistical Physics

An Advanced Approach with Applications

  • Author: Josef Honerkamp
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3662037092
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 411
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Statistical Physics offers an advanced treatment with numerous applications to modern problems of relevance to researchers and students. Supplementing the concepts and methods employed in statistical mechanics, the book also covers the fundamentals of probability and statistics, mathematical statistics, and stochastic methods for the analysis of data. It is divided into two parts, the first focusing on the modeling of statistical systems, the second on the analysis of these systems.

Methods of Statistical Physics

Methods of Statistical Physics

International Series in Natural Philosophy

  • Author: A. I. Akhiezer,S. V. Peletminskii
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 1483189376
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 446
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Methods of Statistical Physics is an exposition of the tools of statistical mechanics, which evaluates the kinetic equations of classical and quantized systems. The book also analyzes the equations of macroscopic physics, such as the equations of hydrodynamics for normal and superfluid liquids and macroscopic electrodynamics. The text gives particular attention to the study of quantum systems. This study begins with a discussion of problems of quantum statistics with a detailed description of the basics of quantum mechanics along with the theory of measurement. An analysis of the asymptotic behavior of universal quantities is also explained. Strong consideration is given to the systems with spontaneously broken system. Theories such as the kinetic theory of gases, the theory of Brownian motion, the theory of the slowing down of neutrons, and the theory of transport phenomena in crystals are discussed. The book will be a useful tool for physicists, mathematicians, students, and researchers in the field of statistical mechanics.

Statistical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics

  • Author: Wolfgang Pauli
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 9780486414607
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 121
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Important text represents a concise course on the subject, centering on the historic development of the basic ideals and the logical structure of the theory, with particular emphasis on Brownian motion and quantum statistics. Alone or as part of the complete set, this volume represents a peerless resource.

Introduction to Statistical Physics

Introduction to Statistical Physics

  • Author: Kerson Huang
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9780748409419
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 289
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Statistical physics is a core component of most undergraduate (and some post-graduate) physics degree courses. It is primarily concerned with the behavior of matter in bulk-from boiling water to the superconductivity of metals. Ultimately, it seeks to uncover the laws governing random processes, such as the snow on your TV screen. This essential new textbook guides the reader quickly and critically through a statistical view of the physical world, including a wide range of physical applications to illustrate the methodology. It moves from basic examples to more advanced topics, such as broken symmetry and the Bose-Einstein equation. To accompany the text, the author, a renowned expert in the field, has written a Solutions Manual/Instructor's Guide, available free of charge to lecturers who adopt this book for their courses. Introduction to Statistical Physics will appeal to students and researchers in physics, applied mathematics and statistics.