By Peter T. Landsberg
Good revered and widespread, this quantity offers difficulties and whole recommendations with regards to a variety of subject matters in thermodynamics, statistical physics, and statistical mechanics. The textual content is meant for teachers, undergraduates, and graduate scholars of arithmetic, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Twenty-eight chapters, every one ready by means of knowledgeable, continue from less complicated to tougher matters. equally, the early chapters are more straightforward than the later ones, making the booklet excellent for self sufficient study.
Subjects start with the legislation of thermodynamics and statistical conception of data and of ensembles, advancing to the appropriate classical gases of polyatomic molecules, non-electrolyte drinks and ideas, and surfaces. next chapters discover imperfect classical and quantum gasoline, section transitions, cooperative phenomena, eco-friendly functionality equipment, the plasma, shipping in gases and metals, Nyquist's theorem and its generalizations, stochastic equipment, and plenty of different topics.