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Thermal Physics

ISBN-10: 0716710889

ISBN-13: 9780716710882

Edition: 2nd 1980

Authors: Charles Kittel, Herbert Kroemer

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List price: $219.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 1/15/1980
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

About the author...Charles Kittel taught solid state physics at the University of California Berkeley from 1951 to 1978. Earlier he had been a member of the solid state physics group at Bell Laboratories. His undergraduate work in physics was a M.I.T. and at the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University. His PhD was from the University of Wisconsin. He has been awarded the Oliver Buckley Prize for Solid State Physics and the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers He is a member of the National Academy of Science and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of a widely used introductory book on solid state physics.

John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, president of the Master's College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry. In more than four decades of ministry, John has written dozens of bestselling books, including The MacArthur Study Bible, The Gospel According to Jesus, and Slave. He and his wife, Patricia, have four married children and fifteen grandchildren.

Introduction
States of a Model System
Entropy and Temperature
Boltzmann Distribution and Helmholtz Free Energy
Thermal Radiation and Planck Distribution
Chemical Potential and Gibbs Distribution
Ideal Gas
Fermi and Bose Gases
Heat and Work
Gibbs Free Energy and Chemical Reactions
Phase Transformations
Binary Mixtures
Cryogenics
Semiconductor Statistics
Kinetic Theory
Propagation
Appendixes
Index