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. precise basics offer a normal grounding for complex subject matters, corresponding to black-body radiation and quantum gases. an in depth set of difficulties (solutions are
available for academics throughout the OUP website), many together with specific computations, improve the middle content material by way of probing crucial thoughts. The textual content is designed for a two-semester undergraduate path yet should be tailored for one-semester classes emphasizing both point of thermal physics. it's also compatible for graduate study.
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