By Don S. Lemons

Striving to discover the topic in as basic a fashion as attainable, this e-book is helping readers comprehend the elusive proposal of entropy. cutting edge elements of the publication comprise the development of statistical entropy from wanted homes, the derivation of the entropy of classical platforms from in simple terms classical assumptions, and a statistical thermodynamics method of the proper Fermi and excellent Bose gases. Derivations are labored via step by step and demanding purposes are highlighted in over 20 labored examples. round 50 end-of-chapter workouts attempt readers' realizing. The ebook additionally incorporates a thesaurus giving definitions for all crucial phrases, a time line displaying very important advancements, and checklist of books for extra examine. it really is an incredible complement to undergraduate classes in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.

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