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9780192895554

An Introduction to Thermal Physics

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    9780192895554

  • ISBN10:

    0192895559

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-01-15
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR

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Author Biography


Daniel Schroeder, Professor of Physics, Weber State University

Daniel V. Schroeder is Professor of Physics at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, USA. He earned his PhD in Physics at Stanford University, then taught briefly at Pomona College and Grinnell College before coming to Weber State in 1993. He is the coauthor, with Michael E. Peskin, of An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory. From 2012 through 2016 he served as Associate Editor of the American Journal of Physics.

Table of Contents


Preface
Part I: Fundamentals
1. Energy in Thermal Physics
2. The Second Law
3. Interactions and Implications
Part II: Thermodynamics
4. Engines and Refrigerators
5. Free Energy and Chemical Thermodynamics
Part III: Statistical Mechanics
6. Boltzmann Statistics
7. Quantum Statistics
8. Systems of Interacting Particles
Appendix A: Elements of Quantum Mechanics
Appendix B: Mathematical Results
Suggested Reading
Reference Data
Index

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