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An introduction to thermal physics

Author: Daniel V Schroeder
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Addison Wesley, c 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a balanced, well-organized treatment of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, making thermal physics interesting and accessible to anyone who has completed a year of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel V Schroeder
ISBN: 0201380277 9780201380279 0321277791 9780321277794
OCLC Number: 41476755
Description: x, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Energy in thermal physics --
The second law --
Interactions and implications --
Engines and refrigerators --
Free energy and chemical thermodynamics --
Boltzmann statistics --
Quantum statistics --
Systems of interacting particles --
Appendix a. Elements of quantum mechanics --
Appendix B. Mathematical results.
Responsibility: Daniel V. Schroeder.
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