Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-06-18
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Exceptionally articulate treatment combines precise mathematical style with strong physical intuition. Wide range of applications includes negative temperatures, negative heat capacities, special and general relativistic effects, black hole thermodynamics, gravitational collapse, more. Over 100 problems with worked solutions. Advanced undergraduate, graduate level. Table of applications. Useful formulas and other data.

Author Biography

Peter T. Landsberg (1922–2010) taught at University College Cardiff from 1959 to 1971 and held the chair in Applied Mathematics at the University of Southampton from 1982 to 1987. He wrote, edited, and coauthored 11 books, including Dover's Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, and more than 400 scientific papers.

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