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Modern Theory of Critical Phenomena (Advanced Book Classics)

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An important contributor to our current understanding of critical phenomena, Ma introduces the beginner--especially the graduate student with no previous knowledge of the subject-to fundamental theoretical concepts such as mean field theory, the scaling hypothesis, and the renormalization group. He then goes on to apply the renormalization group to selected problems, with emphasis on the underlying physics and the basic assumptions involved.

Synopsis:

"An important contributor to our current understanding of critical phenomena, Ma introduces the beginner--especially the graduate student with no previous knowledge of the subject-to fundamental theore"

About the Author

Shang-Keng Ma was Professor of Physics at the University of California at San Diego.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738203010
Author:
Ma, Shang-Keng
Publisher:
Westview Press
Author:
Ma, Shang-Keng
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Thermodynamics
Subject:
Critical phenomena (physics)
Subject:
Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Physics-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Advanced Books Classics
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
582
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 32.1 oz

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