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Nobel laureate's brilliant attempt to develop a simple, unified standard method of dealing with all cases of statistical thermodynamics — classical, quantum, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac, and more.The work also includes discussions of Nernst theorem, Planck's oscillator, fluctuations, the n-particle 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, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac, etc.

Table of Contents

I. General introduction

II. The method of the most probable distribution

III. Discussion of the Nernst theorem

IV. Examples on the second section

  (a) Free mass-point (ideal monatomic gas)

  (b) Planck's oscillator

  (c) Fermi oscillator

V. Fluctuations

VI. The method of mean values

VII. The n-particle 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

    Gas-degeneration proper

    Weak degeneration

    Medium degeneration

    Strong degeneration

    (a) Strong Fermi-Dirac degeneration

    (b) Strong Bose-Einstein degeneration

IX. The problem of radiation

  Appendix

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486661018
Author:
Schrodinger, Erwin
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Physics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
Thermodynamics
Subject:
Statistical thermodynamics
Subject:
Mechanics - General
Subject:
Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics
Subject:
Physics | Thermodynamics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Physics
Series Volume:
v. 8
Publication Date:
19890931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8 x 5.38 in 0.35 lb

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