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Statistical Thermodynamics 2ND Editionby Erwin Schrodinger
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Nobel laureate's brilliant attempt to develop a simple, unified standard method of dealing with all cases of statistical thermodynamics — classical, quantum, BoseEinstein, FermiDirac, and more.The work also includes discussions of Nernst theorem, Planck's oscillator, fluctuations, the nparticle problem, problem of radiation, and much more. Synopsis:Nobel laureate's brilliant attempt to develop a simple, unified standard method of dealing with all cases of statistical thermodynamics — classical, quantum, BoseEinstein, FermiDirac, etc. Table of ContentsI. General introduction
II. The method of the most probable distribution III. Discussion of the Nernst theorem IV. Examples on the second section (a) Free masspoint (ideal monatomic gas) (b) Planck's oscillator (c) Fermi oscillator V. Fluctuations VI. The method of mean values VII. The nparticle problem VIII. Evaluation of the formulae. Limiting cases The entropy constant The failure of the classical theory. Gibb's paradox Digression: Annihilation of matter? Digression on the uncertainty relation Gasdegeneration proper Weak degeneration Medium degeneration Strong degeneration (a) Strong FermiDirac degeneration (b) Strong BoseEinstein degeneration IX. The problem of radiation Appendix What Our Readers Are SayingBe the first to add a comment for a chance to win!Product Details
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