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Statistical mechanics

Statistical mechanics

Author: Donald A McQuarrie
Publisher: Sausalito : University Science Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Statistical Mechanics is the extended version of McQuarrie's earlier text - Statistical Thermodynamics [USB 1984]. Statistical Mechanics [previously published by Longman Education] is a renowned  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A McQuarrie
ISBN: 1891389157 9781891389153
OCLC Number: 879954285
Description: XII, 641 p ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction and Review.- The Canonical Ensemble.- Other Ensembles and Fluctuations.- Boltzmann Statistics, Fermi-Dirac Statistics, and Bose-Einstein Statistics.- Ideal Monatomic Gas.- Ideal Diatomic Gas.- Classical Statistical Mechanics.- Ideal Polyatomic Gas.- Chemical Equilibrium.- Quantum Statistics.- Crystals.- Imperfect Gases.- Distribution Functions in Classical Monatomic Liquids.- Perturbation Theories of Liquids.- Solutions of Strong Electrolytes.- Kinetic Theory of Gases and Molecular Collisions.- Continuum Mechanics.- Kinetic Theory of Gases and the Boltzmann Equation.-Transport Processes in Dilute Gases.-Theory of Brownian Motion.- The Time-Correlation Function Formalism, I.- The Time-Correlation Function Formalism, II.- Appendix A. Values of Some Physical Constants and Energy Conversion Factors.- Appendix B. Fourier Integrals and the Dirac Delta Function.- Appendix C. Debye Heat Capacity Function.- Appendix D. Hard-Sphere Radial Distribution Function.- Appendix E. Tables for the m-6-8 Potential.- Appendix F. Derivation of the Golden Rule of Perturbation Theory.- Appendix G. The Dirac BRA and KET Notation.- Appendix H. The Heisenberg Time-Dependent Representation.- Appendix I. The Poynting Flux Vector.- Appendix J. The Radiation Emitted by an Oscillating Dipole.- Appendix K. Dielectric Constant and Absorption.
Responsibility: Donald A. McQuarrie.


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