Thermodynamics and Introductory Statistical Mechanics

Thermodynamics and Introductory Statistical Mechanics

Book - 2004
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In this clear and concise introduction to thermodynamics andstatistical mechanics the reader, who will have some previousexposure to thermodynamics, will be guided through each of the twodisciplines separately initially to provide an in-depthunderstanding of the area and thereafter the connection between thetwo is presented and discussed.
In addition, mathematical techniques are introduced at appropriatetimes, highlighting such use as: exact and inexact differentials,partial derivatives, Caratheodory's theorem, Legendretransformation, and combinatory analysis.
* Emphasis is placed equally on fundamentals and applications
* Several problems are included
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2004
ISBN: 9780471474593
Branch Call Number: 541.369 L74t
Characteristics: xvi, 209 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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