**Author**: Terrell L. Hill

**Publisher:**Courier Corporation

**ISBN:**0486130908

**Category:**Science

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**Author**: Terrell L. Hill

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486130908

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 544

**View:** 8925

Four-part treatment covers principles of quantum statistical mechanics, systems composed of independent molecules or other independent subsystems, and systems of interacting molecules, concluding with a consideration of quantum statistics.

**Author**: Richard Chace Tolman

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 9780486638966

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 660

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This is the definitive treatise on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. A concise exposition of classical statistical mechanics is followed by a thorough elucidation of quantum statistical mechanics: postulates, theorems, statistical ensembles, changes in quantum mechanical systems with time, and more. The final two chapters discuss applications of statistical mechanics to thermodynamic behavior. 1930 edition.

**Author**: Peter T. Landsberg

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486780759

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 592

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Well respected and widely used, this volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics, statistical physics, and statistical mechanics. The text is intended for instructors, undergraduates, and graduate students of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Twenty-eight chapters, each prepared by an expert, proceed from simpler to more difficult subjects. Similarly, the early chapters are easier than the later ones, making the book ideal for independent study. Subjects begin with the laws of thermodynamics and statistical theory of information and of ensembles, advancing to the ideal classical gases of polyatomic molecules, non-electrolyte liquids and solutions, and surfaces. Subsequent chapters explore imperfect classical and quantum gas, phase transitions, cooperative phenomena, Green function methods, the plasma, transport in gases and metals, Nyquist's theorem and its generalizations, stochastic methods, and many other topics.

**Author**: E. Atlee Jackson

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486149390

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 272

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Key features include an elementary introduction to probability, distribution functions, and uncertainty; a review of the concept and significance of energy; and various models of physical systems. 1968 edition.

**Author**: D. F. Lawden

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486152243

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 176

**View:** 5606

A thorough exploration of the universal principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, this volume takes an applications-oriented approach to a multitude of situations arising in physics and engineering. 1987 edition.

**Author**: H.C. Van Ness

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486132285

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 128

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Clear treatment of systems and first and second laws of thermodynamics features informal language, vivid and lively examples, and fresh perspectives. Excellent supplement for undergraduate science or engineering class.

**Author**: Max Planck

**Publisher:** N.A

**ISBN:** N.A

**Category:** Thermodynamics

**Page:** 272

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**Author**: Gregory H. Wannier

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486156761

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 560

**View:** 4497

Classic text combines thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory in one unified presentation. Topics include equilibrium statistics of special systems, kinetic theory, transport coefficients, and fluctuations. Problems with solutions. 1966 edition.

**Author**: Erwin Schrodinger

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486318605

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 95

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Nobel Laureate's brilliant attempt to develop a simple, unified standard method of dealing with all cases of statistical thermodynamics — classical, quantum, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac, etc.

**Author**: Ilya Prigogine

**Publisher:** Courier Dover Publications

**ISBN:** 0486820408

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 336

**View:** 9952

Ilya Prigogine won the 1977 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contributions to non-equilibrium thermodynamics. This groundbreaking 1962 monograph, written for researchers and graduate students in this field, was his first book-length contribution to this subject. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in physics and chemistry, the treatment begins with examinations of the Liouville equation, anharmonic solids, and Brownian motion. Subsequent chapters explore weakly coupled gases, scattering theory and short-range forces, distribution functions and their diagrammatic representation, the time dependence of diagrams, the approach to equilibrium in ionized gases, and statistical hydrodynamics. Additional topics include general kinetic equations, general H-theorem, quantum mechanics, and irreversibility and invariants of motion. Appendices, a bibliography, list of symbols, and an index conclude the text.
*A Deductive Treatment*

**Author**: Oliver Penrose

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486438708

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 262

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Starting with primary physical assumptions and their idealization in the form of postulates, this text examines the consequences of these postulates, concluding with an analysis of entropy. Solutions. 1970 edition.

**Author**: V.L. Bonch-Bruevich,S.V. Tyablikov

**Publisher:** Courier Dover Publications

**ISBN:** 0486797155

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 272

**View:** 688

Concise monograph devoted to techniques of solving many-body problems in physics using the quantum-mechanical Green function method. Requires some familiarity with the basic theory of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics. 1962 edition.
*Principles and Selected Applications*

**Author**: Terrell L. Hill

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486653900

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 432

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Standard text opens with clear, concise chapters on classical statistical mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, and the relation of statistical mechanics to thermodynamics. Further topics cover fluctuations, the theory of imperfect gases and condensation, distribution functions and the liquid state, nearest neighbor (Ising) lattice statistics, and more.

**Author**: S. R. De Groot,P. Mazur

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486153509

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 528

**View:** 7096

Classic monograph treats irreversible processes and phenomena of thermodynamics: non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Covers statistical foundations and applications with chapters on fluctuation theory, theory of stochastic processes, kinetic theory of gases, more.

**Author**: J.H. Weiner

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486161234

**Category:** Technology & Engineering

**Page:** 496

**View:** 4378

Advanced, self-contained treatment illustrates general principles and elastic behavior of solids. Topics include thermoelastic behavior of crystalline and polymeric solids, interatomic force laws, behavior of solids, and thermally activated processes. 1983 edition.
*Second Edition*

**Author**: Leonard K. Nash

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486449785

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 138

**View:** 3746

Encompassing essentially all aspects of statistical mechanics that appear in undergraduate texts, this concise, elementary treatment shows how an atomic-molecular perspective yields new insights into macroscopic thermodynamics. 1974 edition.

**Author**: Dr. Gérard G. Emch

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486151719

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 352

**View:** 3642

This systematic algebraic approach offers a careful formulation of the problems' physical motivations as well as self-contained descriptions of the mathematical methods for arriving at solutions. 1972 edition.

**Author**: Aleksandr I?Akovlevich Khinchin

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 9780486601472

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 179

**View:** 383

Phase space, ergodic problems, central limit theorem, dispersion and distribution of sum functions. Chapters include Geometry and Kinematics of the Phase Space; Ergodic Problem; Reduction to the Problem of the Theory of Probability; Application of the Central Limit Theorem; Ideal Monatomic Gas; The Foundation of Thermodynamics; and more.

**Author**: Rodney J. Baxter

**Publisher:** Elsevier

**ISBN:** 1483265943

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 498

**View:** 3695

Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics

**Author**: Wolfgang Pauli

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 0486414604

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 121

**View:** 2257

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.

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