While most introductions to statistical mechanics are either too mathematical or too physical, Colin Thompson's book combines mathematical rigor with familiar physical materials. Following introductory chapters on kinetic theory, thermodynamics, the Gibbs ensembles, and the thermodynamic limit, later chapters discuss the classical theories of phase transitions, the Ising model, algebraic methods and combinatorial methods for solving the two-dimensional model in zero field, and some applications of the Ising model to biology.
Originally published in 1979.
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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1979. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: No Dust Jacket. Text clean and solid; missing dust jacket; 288 pages. Codice libro della libreria 101312
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: good. 567 Gramm. Codice libro della libreria M00691082197-G