Download e-book for iPad: An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (Dover Books by Terrell L. Hill

By Terrell L. Hill

ISBN-10: 0201028409

ISBN-13: 9780201028409

ISBN-10: 0486652424

ISBN-13: 9780486652429

"A huge variety of routines of a huge diversity of hassle make this publication much more useful…a sturdy addition to the literature on thermodynamics on the undergraduate level." — Philosophical Magazine
Although written on an introductory point, this wide-ranging textual content offers huge insurance of themes of present curiosity in equilibrium statistical mechanics. certainly, definite conventional themes are given a bit of condensed therapy to permit room for a survey of newer advances.
The e-book is split into 4 significant sections. Part I deals with the rules of quantum statistical mechanics and contains discussions of power degrees, states and eigenfunctions, degeneracy and different themes. Part II examines structures composed of autonomous molecules or of different self sustaining subsystems. subject matters variety from excellent monatomic fuel and monatomic crystals to polyatomic fuel and configuration of polymer molecules and rubber elasticity. An exam of structures of interacting molecules contains the 9 chapters in Part ailing, reviewing such topics as lattice records, imperfect gases and dilute liquid recommendations. Part IV covers quantum records and contains sections on Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein facts, photon gasoline and free-volume theories of quantum liquids.
Each bankruptcy comprises difficulties various in trouble — starting from uncomplicated numerical routines to small-scale "research" propositions. moreover, supplementary analyzing lists for every bankruptcy invite scholars to pursue the topic at a extra complex point. Readers are assumed to have studied thermodynamics, calculus, straightforward differential equations and undemanding quantum mechanics.
Because of the pliability of the bankruptcy preparations, this ebook specially lends itself to take advantage of in a one-or two-semester graduate direction in chemistry, a one-semester senior or graduate path in physics or an introductory path in statistical mechanics.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (Dover Books on Physics) PDF

Best physical & theoretical chemistry books

New PDF release: Physikalische Chemie für Dummies (German Edition)

Wie die Organische und die Anorganische Chemie ist die Physikalische Chemie eines der klassischen Teilgebiete der Chemie. Wie ihr identify schon sagt, beschaftigt sie sich mit dem Grenzbereich von Chemie und Physik. Georg Heun erklart Ihnen, used to be Sie uber Krafte und Elemente, Reinstoffe, Mischungen, Wechselwirkungen und Thermodynamik wissen sollten.

Download PDF by Robert Mulliken,Robert S. Mulliken,Walter C. Ermler: Diatomic Molecules: Results of ab Initio Calculations

Diatomic Molecules: result of Ab Initio Calculations offers the consequences got from quantum-mechanical calculations at the digital constitution of diatomic molecules. This six-chapter textual content additionally discusses the similar options of ab initio calculation equipment. This ebook considers first the first tools utilized in the computation of molecular wave services and of comparable homes.

K. G. Denbigh's The Principles of Chemical Equilibrium: With Applications in PDF

This can be the fourth version of a longtime textbook of chemical thermodynamics utilized by college and technical students of chemistry and chemical engineering. The textual content covers an identical flooring as prior variations, offering the overall idea of chemical equilibrium, together with its statistical improvement, and illustrating its many functions within the laboratory and undefined.

Read e-book online Photomechanical Materials, Composites, and Systems: Wireless PDF

An exhaustive evaluate of the historical past, present country, and destiny possibilities for harnessing gentle to complete important paintings in fabrics, this e-book describes the chemistry, physics, and mechanics of light-controlled structures. •    Describes photomechanical fabrics and mechanisms, in addition to key applications•    Exceptional selection of best authors, the world over well-known for his or her paintings during this starting to be area•    Covers the whole scope of photomechanical fabrics: polymers, crystals, ceramics, and nanocomposites•    Deals with an interdisciplinary coupling of mechanics, fabrics, chemistry, and physics•    Emphasizes software possibilities in developing adaptive floor good points, form reminiscence units, and actuators; whereas assessing destiny clients for application in optics and photonics and smooth robotics

Additional info for An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (Dover Books on Physics)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (Dover Books on Physics) by Terrell L. Hill


by James
4.5

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 9 votes