By Robert H. Swendsen
development of entropy in keeping with Boltzmann's 1877 definition; this avoids contradictions or advert hoc corrections present in different texts. specific basics supply a common grounding for complex subject matters, reminiscent of black-body radiation and quantum gases. an intensive set of difficulties (solutions are
available for academics during the OUP website), many together with particular computations, develop the middle content material by way of probing crucial innovations. The textual content is designed for a two-semester undergraduate path yet could be tailored for one-semester classes emphasizing both point of thermal physics. it's also compatible for graduate study.
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