Franklin

Statistical mechanics.

Author/Creator:
Pathria, R. K.
Publication:
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 718 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
3rd ed. / R.K. Pathria, Paul D. Beale.
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Subjects:
Statistical mechanics.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Historical introduction; The statistical basis of thermodynamics; Elements of the ensemble theory; The canonical ensemble; The grand canonical ensemble; Formulation of quantum statistics; The theory of simple gases; Ideal Bose systems; Ideal Fermi systems; Statistical mechanics of interacting systems: The method of cluster explansions, the method of quantized fields; Phase transitions: critically, universality and scaling, exact (or almost exact) results for the various models, the renormalization group approach; Fluctuations.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
Contributor:
Beale, Paul D.
Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780123821881 (pbk.)
0123821886 (pbk.)
OCLC:
657600295
Publisher Number:
99943027246