Thermal and Statistical Physics
by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik
Publisher: Princeton University Press 2010
Number of pages: 475
This text is about two closely related subjects: thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Computer simulations and numerical calculations are used in a variety of contexts. The book is part of an effort to bring some of the recent advances in research into the undergraduate curriculum.
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