Intended for beginning graduate students, the volumes in the series provide not only a complete survey of an area of theoretical physics but also an enormous number of worked examples and problems to show students how to apply the abstract principles to realistic problems. This particular volume covers: the basic definitions of thermodynamics, equilibrium and state variables; the first and second laws; phase transitions and chemical reactions; thermodynamic potentials; statistics of microscopic states and connection to the ...

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 2001, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387942995

1995 edition

Trade paperback