Statistical Mechanics by Werner Krauth
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Statistical Mechanics
By Werner Krauth

Statistical Mechanics

Algorithms and Computations

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Statistical Mechanics by Werner Krauth

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This book discusses the computational approach in modern statistical physics in a clear yet accessible way, and works out its intimate relations with other approaches in theoretical physics. Individual chapters focus on subjects as diverse as the hard sphere liquid, classical spin models, single quantum particles and Bose-Einstein condensation. They contain in-depth discussions of algorithms ranging from basic enumeration methods to modern Monte Carlo techniques. The emphasis is on orientation. Discussions of implementation details are kept to a minimum. The book heavily relies on illustrations, tables and concise printed algorithms to convey key information: all the material remains easily accessible. The book is fully self-contained: graphs and tables can be readily reproduced by programming at most a few dozen lines of computer code. Most sections lead from an elementary discussion to the rich and difficult problems of contemporary computational and statistical physics, and will be of interest to a wide range of students, teachers and researchers in physics and the neighboring sciences. An accompanying CD allows to incorporate the layout material (illustrations, tables, schematic programs) into the reader's own presentations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198515364
ISBN-10: 0198515367
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 18mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Containing many illustrations, tables and printed algorithms, this book discusses the computational approach in modern statistical physics. Offering a discussion of key subjects in classical and quantum statistical physics, it is intended for students, teachers and researchers in physics and related sciences.

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Author Biography - Werner Krauth

Werner Krauth is Professor of Physics at the Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, and Director of Research at the CNRS, France.

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