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Introduction to Statistical Physics

ISBN-10: 0748409424

ISBN-13: 9780748409426

Edition: 2001

Authors: Kerson Huang

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Statistical physics is a core component of most undergraduate (and some post-graduate) physics degree courses. It is primarily concerned with the behavior of matter in bulk-c. Ultimately, it seeks to uncover the laws governing random processes, such as the snow on your TV screen. This essential new textbook guides the reader quickly and critically through a statistical view of the physical world, including a wide range of physical applications to illustrate the methodology. It moves from basic examples to more advanced topics, such as broken symmetry and the Bose-Einstein equation. To accompany the text, the author, a renowned expert in the field, has written a Solutions Manual/Instructor's Guide, available free of charge to lecturers who adopt this book for their courses. Introduction to Statistical Physics will appeal to students and researchers in physics, applied mathematics and statistics.
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 9/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Macroscopic View
Heat and Entropy
Using Thermodynamics
Phase Transitions
The Statistical Approach
Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution
Transport Phenomena
Quantum Statistics
The Fermi Gas
The Bose Gas
Bose-Einstein Condensation
Canonical Ensemble
Grand Canonical Ensemble
The Order Parameter
Superfluidity
Noise
Stochastic Processes
Time- Series Analysis