Constitutions of matter : mathematically modeling the most everyday of physical phenomena (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Constitutions of matter : mathematically modeling the most everyday of physical phenomena

Author: Martin H Krieger
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Martin H. Krieger seeks to show what physicists really do behind the nearly impenetrable cloud of mathematical models they use as research tools. He argues that the technical details of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin H Krieger
ISBN: 0226453049 9780226453040 0226453057 9780226453057
OCLC Number: 247315139
Description: XXII, 343 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: List of Figures Preface 1: Modeling the Constitutions of Matter 2: Analysis: The Stability of Bulk Matter 3: Mathematics: Infinite Volume Limits and Thermodynamics 4: Formalism: Constituting Bulk Matter: Solutions to the Ising Model, and Duality in Those Solutions 5: Analysis: Generic, Formal, Model-Independent Accounts of the Constitution of Matter as Philosophical 6: Formalism: Technical Devices Doing the Work of Physics 7: Physics and Mathematics: Finding the Right Mechanism and Choosing the Right Functions 8: The Physics and the Mathematics Appendix: Two Papers by Lars Onsager A: Electrostatic Interaction of Molecules (1939) B: Crystal Statistics, Part I: A Two-Dimensional Model with an Order-Disorder Transition (1944) Notes References Index
Responsibility: Martin H. Krieger.
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