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Statistical dynamics : matter out of equilibrium

Author: Radu Balescu
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press, 2000.
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A survey of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, starting from the Hamiltonian dynamics of the molecules, and proceeding through the irreversible kinetic equations to the level of fluid mechanics.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Radu Balescu
ISBN: 1860940455 9781860940453 1860940463 9781860940460
OCLC Number: 749872400
Description: VIII, 330 s. : il. ; 22 cm.
Contents: States, dynamical functions, evolution; general formalism of statistical mechanics; reduced distribution functions and correlation functions; the mean field approximation; weak coupling kinetic equation; kinetic equation for dilute gases; kinetic equation for plasmas; properties of kinetic equations; hydrodynamics and tranport; transport and autocorrelation functions; random walks and transport; critical phenomena; transport on percolation structures; maps and transport.
Responsibility: Radu Balescu.


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