Introduction to Statistical Physics
By (author) Kerson Huang
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Introduction to Statistical Physics by Kerson Huang
Book DescriptionStatistical physics is a core component of most undergraduate (and some post-graduate) physics degree courses. It is primarily concerned with the behavior of matter in bulk-from boiling water to the superconductivity of metals. Ultimately, it seeks to uncover the laws governing random processes, such as the snow on your TV screen. This essential new textbook guides the reader quickly and critically through a statistical view of the physical world, including a wide range of physical applications to illustrate the methodology. It moves from basic examples to more advanced topics, such as broken symmetry and the Bose-Einstein equation. To accompany the text, the author, a renowned expert in the field, has written a Solutions Manual/Instructor's Guide, available free of charge to lecturers who adopt this book for their courses. Introduction to Statistical Physics will appeal to students and researchers in physics, applied mathematics and statistics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748409426
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kerson Huang
Ken Wilson Memorial Volume: Renormalization, Lattice Gauge Theory, the Operator Product Expansion and Quantum Fields, Paperback (May 2015)
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Quantum Field Theory, Paperback (March 2010)
A new, updated and enhanced edition of the classic work, which was welcomed for its general approach and self-sustaining organization of the chapters. Written by a highly respected textbook writer and researcher, this book has a more general scope and adopts a more practical approach than other books.
Introduction to Statistical Physics, Hardback (September 2009)» View all books by Kerson Huang
Written by a world-renowned theoretical physicist, this textbook familiarizes advanced undergraduate students with the different aspects of statistical physics. Along with many exercises, it includes a discussion of phase transition in thermodynamics. It also covers stochastic processes.
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Author Biography - Kerson Huang
Huang; Kerson Massachusetts Institute of Techology, USA,
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