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Published **1971**
by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam .

Written in English

- Statistical mechanics

**Edition Notes**

Translation of Statisticheskaia fizika.

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xv, 279 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 279 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL19687284M |

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About this book This undergraduate textbook provides a statistical mechanical foundation to the classical laws of thermodynamics via a comprehensive treatment of the basics of classical thermodynamics, equilibrium statistical mechanics, irreversible thermodynamics, and the statistical mechanics of non-equilibrium phenomena. Get this from a library! Statistical physics. [Gregory H Wannier] -- This classic text combines thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory in a single unified presentation of thermal physics. The three-part treatment covers the principles of statistical. A Modern Course in Statistical Physics is a textbook that illustrates the foundations of equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical physics, and the universal nature of thermodynamic processes, from the point of view of contemporary research problems.. The book treats such diverse topics as the microscopic theory of critical phenomena, superfluid dynamics, quantum . For a good self study guide, I would suggest Blundell and Blundell's "Concepts in Thermal Physics" it builds up the thermodynamics part for a good 1/3 of the book but then the rest is statistical mech, has several applications of both, many practical and it includes several discussions in advanced topics, my favorite was the derivation of.

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