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Finn's Thermal Physics

3rd Edition

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Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

1st Edition

Biman Bagchi
July 17, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

Small Systems and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

1st Edition

Yu. K. Tovbin
July 10, 2018

Small systems are a very active area of research and development due to improved instrumentation that allows for spatial resolution in the range of sizes from one to 100 nm. In this size range, many physical and chemical properties change, which opens up new approaches to the study of substances...

Annotations to Quantum Statistical Mechanics

1st Edition

In-Gee Kim
March 20, 2018

This book is a rewritten and annotated version of Leo P. Kadanoff and Gordon Baym’s lectures that were presented in the book Quantum Statistical Mechanics: Green’s Function Methods in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Problems. The lectures were devoted to a discussion on the use of thermodynamic...

Thermodynamics

1st Edition

James Luscombe
March 12, 2018

This book provides an accessible yet thorough introduction to thermodynamics, crafted and class-tested over many years of teaching. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book delivers clear descriptions of how to think about the mathematics and physics involved. The...

Biomolecular Thermodynamics: From Theory to Application

1st Edition

Douglas Barrick
September 14, 2017

"an impressive text that addresses a glaring gap in the teaching of physical chemistry, being specifically focused on biologically-relevant systems along with a practical focus…. the ample problems and tutorials throughout are much appreciated." –Tobin R. Sosnick, Professor and Chair of...

Finn's Thermal Physics

3rd Edition

Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 07, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the...

Thermodynamics Kept Simple - A Molecular Approach: What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules?

1st Edition

Roland Kjellander
August 25, 2015

Thermodynamics Kept Simple – A Molecular Approach: What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules? offers a truly unique way of teaching and thinking about basic thermodynamics that helps students overcome common conceptual problems. For example, the book explains the concept of entropy from...

Quantum Thermodynamic Processes: Energy and Information Flow at the Nanoscale

1st Edition

Guenter Mahler
December 19, 2014

The point of departure of this book is a triad of themes: information theory, thermodynamics, and quantum mechanics. These are related: thermodynamics and quantum mechanics form the basis of quantum thermodynamics; information and quantum mechanics underly, inter alia, the notorious quantum...

Electrostatics of Soft and Disordered Matter

1st Edition

David S. Dean, Jure Dobnikar, Ali Naji, Rudolf Podgornik
May 02, 2014

Recently, there has been a surge of activity to elucidate the behavior of highly charged soft matter and Coulomb fluids in general. Such systems are ubiquitous, especially in biological matter where the length scale and the strength of the interaction between highly charged biomolecules are...

The Physics of Exciton-Polariton Condensates

1st Edition

Konstantinos Lagoudakis
December 02, 2013

After the first demonstration of Bose Einstein condensation in the solid state in 2006 and the establishment of exciton polariton condensates in the wider scientific community, an intense interest has been attracted by this phenomenon at both theoretical and experimental level. This book presents...

Diffusion: Formalism and Applications

1st Edition

Sushanta Dattagupta
November 12, 2013

Within a unifying framework, Diffusion: Formalism and Applications covers both classical and quantum domains, along with numerous applications. The author explores the more than two centuries-old history of diffusion, expertly weaving together a variety of topics from physics, mathematics,...

Statistical Thermodynamics: Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems

1st Edition

Lukong Cornelius Fai, Gary Matthew Wysin
October 19, 2012

Statistical thermodynamics and the related domains of statistical physics and quantum mechanics are very important in many fields of research, including plasmas, rarefied gas dynamics, nuclear systems, lasers, semiconductors, superconductivity, ortho- and para-hydrogen, liquid helium, and so on....

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