An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics by Keith Stowe

By Keith Stowe

This introductory textbook for traditional undergraduate classes in thermodynamics has been thoroughly rewritten to discover a better variety of issues, extra essentially and concisely. beginning with an summary of vital quantum behaviours, the booklet teaches scholars how one can calculate possibilities to be able to supply an organization starting place for later chapters. It introduces the tips of classical thermodynamics and explores them either ordinarily and as they're utilized to precise techniques and interactions. the rest of the e-book offers with statistical mechanics. every one subject ends with a boxed precis of rules and effects, and each bankruptcy comprises various homework difficulties, overlaying a large diversity of problems. solutions are given to odd-numbered difficulties, and options to even-numbered difficulties can be found to teachers at

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