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Statistical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics Author B. Widom
ISBN-10 0521009669
Release 2002-04-18
Pages 170
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This is a 2002 introduction to statistical mechanics, intended for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate students.



Elements of Statistical Thermodynamics

Elements of Statistical Thermodynamics Author Leonard K. Nash
ISBN-10 9780486449784
Release 2006-01-19
Pages 138
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Encompassing essentially all aspects of statistical mechanics that appear in undergraduate texts, this concise, elementary treatment shows how an atomic-molecular perspective yields new insights into macroscopic thermodynamics. 1974 edition.



Statistical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics Author Norman Davidson
ISBN-10 0486432645
Release 2003
Pages 540
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Clear and readable, this fine text assists students in achieving a grasp of the techniques and limitations of statistical mechanics. The treatment follows a logical progression from elementary to advanced theories, with careful attention to detail and mathematical development, and is sufficiently rigorous for introductory or intermediate graduate courses. Beginning with a study of the statistical mechanics of ideal gases and other systems of non-interacting particles, the text develops the theory in detail and applies it to the study of chemical equilibrium and the calculation of the thermodynamic properties of gases from molecular structure data. The second half offers a lucid, logical presentation of the canonical ensemble and of the grand ensemble, which constitute the theoretical bases for modern advanced equilibrium statistical mechanics. Other topics include the applications of both advanced and elementary theory to a number of interesting problems in physical chemistry — radiation phenomena, the solid state, fluctuations and noise problems, the statistical mechanical aspects of light scattering theory, paramagnetism and magnetic cooling, dielectrics, the theory of electrolyte solutions, nonideal gases, distribution functions for dense fluids, and the Ising model for the study of order-disorder transitions in biological macromolecules. Numerous problems enhance the book's value as a classroom text.



Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics Author E. Atlee Jackson
ISBN-10 9780486149394
Release 2012-11-21
Pages 272
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Key features include an elementary introduction to probability, distribution functions, and uncertainty; a review of the concept and significance of energy; and various models of physical systems. 1968 edition.



Principles of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Principles of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Author D. F. Lawden
ISBN-10 9780486152240
Release 2013-01-18
Pages 176
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A thorough exploration of the universal principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, this volume takes an applications-oriented approach to a multitude of situations arising in physics and engineering. 1987 edition.



An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics Author Terrell L. Hill
ISBN-10 9780486130903
Release 2012-06-08
Pages 544
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Four-part treatment covers principles of quantum statistical mechanics, systems composed of independent molecules or other independent subsystems, and systems of interacting molecules, concluding with a consideration of quantum statistics.



The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

The Principles of Statistical Mechanics Author Richard Chace Tolman
ISBN-10 0486638960
Release 1938
Pages 660
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This is the definitive treatise on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. A concise exposition of classical statistical mechanics is followed by a thorough elucidation of quantum statistical mechanics: postulates, theorems, statistical ensembles, changes in quantum mechanical systems with time, and more. The final two chapters discuss applications of statistical mechanics to thermodynamic behavior. 1930 edition.



Introduction to Quantum Mechanics with Applications to Chemistry

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics with Applications to Chemistry Author Linus Pauling
ISBN-10 9780486134932
Release 2012-06-08
Pages 496
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Classic undergraduate text explores wave functions for the hydrogen atom, perturbation theory, the Pauli exclusion principle, and the structure of simple and complex molecules. Numerous tables and figures.



Non Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Non Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics Author Ilya Prigogine
ISBN-10 9780486815558
Release 2017-03-17
Pages 336
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Groundbreaking monograph by Nobel Prize winner for researchers and graduate students covers Liouville equation, anharmonic solids, Brownian motion, weakly coupled gases, scattering theory and short-range forces, general kinetic equations, more. 1962 edition.



Statistical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics Author Terrell L. Hill
ISBN-10 9780486653907
Release 1956
Pages 432
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Standard text opens with clear, concise chapters on classical statistical mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, and the relation of statistical mechanics to thermodynamics. Further topics cover fluctuations, the theory of imperfect gases and condensation, distribution functions and the liquid state, nearest neighbor (Ising) lattice statistics, and more.



Statistical Thermodynamics

Statistical Thermodynamics Author Andrew Maczek
ISBN-10 9780198777489
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 128
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The renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series, which provides focused introductions to a range of important topics in chemistry, has been refreshed and updated to suit the needs of today's students, lecturers, and postgraduate researchers. The rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of each subjectarea is ideal for those wanting a primer in a given topic to prepare them for more advanced study or research.The learning features provided, including end of book problems and online multiple-choice questions, encourage active learning and promote understanding. Furthermore, frequent diagrams and margin notes help to enhance a student's understanding of these essential areas of chemistry.Statistical Thermodynamics gives a concise and accessible account of this fundamental topic by emphasizing the underlying physical chemistry, and using this to introduce the mathematics in an approachable way. The material is presented in short, self-contained sections making it flexible to teachand learn from, and concludes with the application of the theory to real systems.Online Resource Centre: The Online Resource Centre to accompany Statistical Thermodynamics features: For registered adopters of the text: * Figures from the book available to download For students: * Worked solutions to the questions and problems at the end of the book.* Multiple-choice questions for self-directed learning



Statistical Mechanics Theory and Molecular Simulation

Statistical Mechanics  Theory and Molecular Simulation Author Mark Tuckerman
ISBN-10 0191523461
Release 2010-02-11
Pages 720
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Complex systems that bridge the traditional disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, and materials science can be studied at an unprecedented level of detail using increasingly sophisticated theoretical methodology and high-speed computers. The aim of this book is to prepare burgeoning users and developers to become active participants in this exciting and rapidly advancing research area by uniting for the first time, in one monograph, the basic concepts of equilibrium and time-dependent statistical mechanics with the modern techniques used to solve the complex problems that arise in real-world applications. The book contains a detailed review of classical and quantum mechanics, in-depth discussions of the most commonly used ensembles simultaneously with modern computational techniques such as molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo, and important topics including free-energy calculations, linear-response theory, harmonic baths and the generalized Langevin equation, critical phenomena, and advanced conformational sampling methods. Burgeoning users and developers are thus provided firm grounding to become active participants in this exciting and rapidly advancing research area, while experienced practitioners will find the book to be a useful reference tool for the field.



General Chemistry

General Chemistry Author Linus Pauling
ISBN-10 9780486134659
Release 2014-11-24
Pages 992
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Revised third edition of classic first-year text by Nobel laureate. Atomic and molecular structure, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics correlated with descriptive chemistry. Problems.



Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics

Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics Author Paul L. Houston
ISBN-10 9780486131696
Release 2012-10-10
Pages 352
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DIVThis text teaches the principles underlying modern chemical kinetics in a clear, direct fashion, using several examples to enhance basic understanding. Solutions to selected problems. 2001 edition. /div



Statistical Physics

Statistical Physics Author Bernard H. Lavenda
ISBN-10 9780486810317
Release 2016-10-20
Pages 384
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Suitable for graduate students in chemical physics, statistical physics, and physical chemistry, this text develops an innovative, probabilistic approach to statistical mechanics. The treatment employs Gauss's principle and incorporates Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics to provide a powerful tool for the statistical analysis of physical phenomena. The treatment begins with an introductory chapter on entropy and probability that covers Boltzmann's principle and thermodynamic probability, among other topics. Succeeding chapters offer a case history of black radiation, examine quantum and classical statistics, and discuss methods of processing information and the origins of the canonical distribution. The text concludes with explorations of statistical equivalence, radiative and material phase transitions, and the kinetic foundations of Gauss's error law. Bibliographic notes complete each chapter.



Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics

Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics Author S. R. De Groot
ISBN-10 9780486153506
Release 2013-01-23
Pages 528
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Classic monograph treats irreversible processes and phenomena of thermodynamics: non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Covers statistical foundations and applications with chapters on fluctuation theory, theory of stochastic processes, kinetic theory of gases, more.



Molecular Driving Forces

Molecular Driving Forces Author Ken Dill
ISBN-10 9781136672996
Release 2012-03-26
Pages 720
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The VitalBook e-book version of Molecular Driving Forces is only available in the US and Canada at the present time. To purchase or rent please visit http://store.vitalsource.com. Molecular Driving Forces, Second Edition is an introductory statistical thermodynamics text that describes the principles and forces that drive chemical and biological processes. It demonstrates how the complex behaviors of molecules can result from a few simple physical processes, and how simple models provide surprisingly accurate insights into the workings of the molecular world. Widely adopted in its First Edition, Molecular Driving Forces is regarded by teachers and students as an accessible textbook that illuminates underlying principles and concepts. The Second Edition includes two brand new chapters: (1) "Microscopic Dynamics" introduces single molecule experiments; and (2) "Molecular Machines" considers how nanoscale machines and engines work. "The Logic of Thermodynamics" has been expanded to its own chapter and now covers heat, work, processes, pathways, and cycles. New practical applications, examples, and end-of-chapter questions are integrated throughout the revised and updated text, exploring topics in biology, environmental and energy science, and nanotechnology. Written in a clear and reader-friendly style, the book provides an excellent introduction to the subject for novices while remaining a valuable resource for experts.