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Methods of Statistical Physics

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A graduate-level textbook on thermal physics covering classical thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and its applications.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Laws of thermodynamics; 2. Thermodynamic relations; 3. The ensemble theory; 4. System Hamiltonians; 5. The density matrix; 6. The cluster variation method; 7. Infinite series representations of correlation functions; 8. The extended mean-field approximation; 9. The exact Ising lattice identities; 10. Propagation of short range order; 11. Phase transition of the two-dimensional Ising model; Appendix 1. The gamma function; Appendix 2. The critical exponent in the tetrahedron approximation; Appendix 3. Programming organization of the cluster variation method; Appendix 4. A unitary transformation applied to the Hubbard Hamiltonian; Appendix 5. Exact Ising identities on the diamond lattice; References; Subject index.

Pressestimmen

'Each chapter in the book ends with challenging exercises for the student. The mathematics are set out clearly with a type that is clear, in a font that is easily read.' Contemporary Physics
EAN: 9780521589581
ISBN: 0521589584
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2009
Seitenanzahl: 312 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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