The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

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.

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics

Author: Terrell L. Hill

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486130908

Category: Science

Page: 544

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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.

Über die Quantentheorie der Linienspektren

Author: Niels Bohr

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3663202070

Category: Science

Page: 171

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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

Principles of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Author: D. F. Lawden

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152243

Category: Science

Page: 176

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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.

Statistical Mechanics of Elasticity

Author: J.H. Weiner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486161234

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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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.

Statistical Mechanics

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.

Introductory Statistical Mechanics for Physicists

Author: D. K. C. MacDonald

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486453235

Category: Science

Page: 176

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This concise introduction is geared toward those concerned with solid state or low temperature physics. It presents the principles with simplicity and clarity, reviewing issues of critical interest. 1963 edition.

Elementary Statistical Physics

Author: Charles Kittel

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138909

Category: Science

Page: 240

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Graduate-level text covers 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. 1958 edition.


Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics

Author: J. Willard Gibbs

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486799158

Category: Science

Page: 224

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First book to unite the works of Clausius, Maxwell, Boltzmann, and the author himself. Gibbs' lucid advanced-level text remains a valuable collection of fundamental equations and principles. 1902 edition.

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.

Statistical Mechanics for Engineers

Author: Isamu Kusaka

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319150189

Category: Science

Page: 447

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This book provides a gentle introduction to equilibrium statistical mechanics. The particular aim is to fill the needs of readers who wish to learn the subject without a solid background in classical and quantum mechanics. The approach is unique in that classical mechanical formulation takes center stage. The book will be of particular interest to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in engineering departments.

Statistical Physics

Author: Gregory H. Wannier

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156761

Category: Science

Page: 560

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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.

The Conceptual Foundations of the Statistical Approach in Mechanics

Author: Paul Ehrenfest,Tatiana Ehrenfest

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486163148

Category: Science

Page: 128

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Classic 1912 article reformulated the foundations of the statistical approach in mechanics. Largely still valid, the treatment covers older formulation of statistico-mechanical investigations, modern formulation of kineto-statistics of the gas model, and more. 1959 edition.

Quantenmechanik

Author: Albert Messiah

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110126693

Category: Quantum theory

Page: 585

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Statistical Physics

A Probabilistic Approach

Author: Bernard H. Lavenda

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486810313

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Suitable for graduate students in chemical physics, statistical physics, and physical chemistry, this text develops an innovative, probabilistic approach to statistical mechanics. The treatment employs Gauss's principle and incorporates Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics to provide a powerful tool for the statistical analysis of physical phenomena. The treatment begins with an introductory chapter on entropy and probability that covers Boltzmann's principle and thermodynamic probability, among other topics. Succeeding chapters offer a case history of black radiation, examine quantum and classical statistics, and discuss methods of processing information and the origins of the canonical distribution. The text concludes with explorations of statistical equivalence, radiative and material phase transitions, and the kinetic foundations of Gauss's error law. Bibliographic notes complete each chapter.

Physical Chemistry

Author: Robert G. Mortimer

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080538932

Category: Science

Page: 1116

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This new edition of Robert G. Mortimer's Physical Chemistry has been thoroughly revised for use in a full year course in modern physical chemistry. In this edition, Mortimer has included recent developments in the theories of chemical reaction kinetics and molecular quantum mechanics, as well as in the experimental study of extremely rapid chemical reactions. While Mortimer has made substantial improvements in the selection and updating of topics, he has retained the clarity of presentation, the integration of description and theory, and the level of rigor that made the first edition so successful. * Emphasizes clarity; every aspect of the first edition has been examined and revised as needed to make the principles and applications of physical chemistry as clear as possible. * Proceeds from fundamental principles or postulates and shows how the consequences of these principles and postulates apply to the chemical and physical phenomena being studied. * Encourages the student not only to know the applications in physical chemistry but to understand where they come from. * Treats all topics relevant to undergraduate physical chemistry.

Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics

Author: Max Planck

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151565

Category: Science

Page: 160

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Landmark lectures (1909) by Nobel Prize winner deal with application of quantum hypothesis to blackbody radiation, principle of least action, relativity theory, and more. 1915 edition.

The Quantum Mechanics of Many-Body Systems

Second Edition

Author: D.J. Thouless

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486493571

Category: Science

Page: 256

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"Unabridged republication of the second edition of the work, originally published in the Pure and applied physics series by Academic Press, Inc., New York, in 1972"--Title page verso.

Treatise on Irreversible and Statistical Thermodynamics

An Introduction to Nonclassical Thermodynamics

Author: Wolfgang Yourgrau,Alwyn van der Merwe,Gough Raw

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151093

Category: Science

Page: 288

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Extensively revised edition of a much-respected work examines thermodynamics of irreversible processes, general principles of statistical thermodynamics, assemblies of noninteracting structureless particles, and statistical theory. 1966 edition.