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Statistical Mechanics, 2nd Edition

Statistical Mechanics, 2nd Edition
Author: Kerson Huang
ISBN 13: 9780471815181
ISBN 10: 471815187
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1987-05-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 493
List Price: N/A

Unlike most other texts on the subject, this clear, concise introduction to the theory of microscopic bodies treats the modern theory of critical phenomena. Provides up-to-date coverage of recent major advances, including a self-contained description of thermodynamics and the classical kinetic theory of gases, interesting applications such as superfluids and the quantum Hall effect, several current research applications, The last three chapters are devoted to the Landau-Wilson approach to critical phenomena. Many new problems and illustrations have been added to this edition.