An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

By: A. K. Saxena (author)Hardback

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"An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics" aims to serve as a text book for undergraduate hons. and postgraduate students of physics. The book covers First Law of Thermodynamics, Entropy and Second Law of Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic Relations, The Statistical Basis of Thermodynamics, Microcanonical Ensemble, Classical Statistical and Canonical Distribution, Grand Canonical Ensemble, Quantum Statistical Mechanics, Phase Transitions, Fluctuations, Irreversible Processes and Transport Phenomena (Diffusion).

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About Author

A. K. Saxena.: Department of Physics, Awadhesh Pratap Singh University Rewa

Contents

Preface / First Law of Thermodynamics / Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics / Thermodynamic Relations / The Statistical: Basis of Thermodynamics / Microcanonical Ensemble / Classical Statistics and Canonical Distribution / Grand Canonical Ensemble / Quantum Statistical Mechanics / Phase Transitions / Fluctuations / Irreversible Processes / Transport Phenomena (Diffusion) / Appendixes / References / Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/03/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781842655283
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781842655283
  • ISBN10: 1842655280

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