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Statistical mechanics

Author: R K Pathria
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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'This is an excellent book from which to learn the methods and results of statistical mechanics.' Nature 'A well written graduate-level text for scientists and engineers ... Highly recommended for graduate-level libraries.' Choice. This highly successful text, which first appeared in the year 1972 and has continued to be popular ever since, has now been brought up-to-date by incorporating the remarkable developments  Read more...
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Pathria, R.K.
Statistical mechanics.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996
(DLC) 96001679
(OCoLC)34116798
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R K Pathria
ISBN: 9780080541716 0080541712 0750624698 9780750624695
OCLC Number: 182559775
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 529 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Statistical Mechanics; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Historical Introduction; Chapter 1. The Statistical Basis of Thermodynamics; Chapter 2. Elements of Ensemble Theory; Chapter 3. The Canonical Ensemble; Chapter 4. The Grand Canonical Ensemble; Chapter 5. Formulation of Quantum Statistics; Chapter 6. The Theory of Simple Gases; Chapter 7. Ideal Bose Systems; Chapter 8. Ideal Fermi Systems; Chapter 9. Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Systems: The Method of Cluster Expansions.
Responsibility: R.K. Pathria.
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