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Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics: Teaching Modern Physics

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics: Teaching Modern Physics

Proceedings of the 4th Iupap Teaching Modern Physics Conference Held in Badajoz (Spain) July, 1992

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Published by World Scientific Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Thermodynamics & statistical physics,
  • Statistical Physics,
  • Thermodynamics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Statistical thermodynamics,
  • Congresses,
  • Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics,
  • Physics,
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsManuel G. Velarde (Editor), Francisco Cuadros (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9194445M
    ISBN 109810224176
    ISBN 109789810224172

    Statistical physics is a branch of physics that uses methods of probability theory and statistics, and particularly the mathematical tools for dealing with large populations and approximations, in solving physical problems. It can describe a wide variety of fields with an inherently stochastic nature. Its applications include many problems in the fields of physics, biology, chemistry. F. Mandl, Statistical Physics, second edition, John Wiley & Sons, I have used this book to teach the course on several occassions. This book emphasizes the statistical approach. I used the first edition of this text as an undergraduate. Philip M. Morse, Thermal Physics, 2nd Ed., Benjamin/Cummings, Reading, Massachusetts,

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      Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics by Kip S. Thorne, Roger D. Blandford is for first-year & graduate-level text & reference book that covers fundamental concepts classical physics. This book especially explores the six major areas of classical physics that all physics students. Innovative and wide-ranging, this treatment combines precise mathematic style with strong physical intuition. Written by a well-known physicist for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, the text covers negative temperatures and heat capacities, general and special relativistic effects, black hole thermodynamics, gravitational collapse, and many other areas.


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" Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics is the fruit of several years of lecturing a very successful course at Ulm University. Jochen Rau's love for teaching is reflected in the careful preparation of this book and becomes apparent when reading it.5/5(1).

"A tour through macroscopic physics that features modern treatments of classical topics and insightful treatments of modern ones Modern Classical Physics is a magnificent achievement."Edward Witten, Physics Today "Winner of the PROSE Award in Textbook / Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Association of American Publishers"Cited by:   Written by a well-known physicist for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, the book's broad spectrum of applications includes negative temperatures and heat capacities, general and special relativistic effects, black hole thermodynamics, gravitational collapse, energy conversion problems, and efficiencies including simple heat pump theory/5(6).

These proceedings comprise the invited lectures and an edited sampling of few other contributions to the 4th Teaching Modern Physics Conference held in Badajoz (Spain) on Julydevoted to THERMODYNAMICS AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS: CRITICAL PHENOMENA, PHASE TRANSITIONS, NONLINEAR EVOLUTION, FRACTALS, COMPLEXITY.

Most statistical physics books focus only on statistical mechanics. I think it is important to see the linkage with thermodynamics for a physics student. Also, the book discusses quantum statistical mechanics formally using density matrix.

The motivation and explanation of density matrix are pretty well by: This book covers the following topics: Statistical physics is an unfinished and highly active part of ples of statistical mechanics, Thermodynamic quantities, The Gibbs Distribution, Ideal gas, Statistical ensembles, Fluctuations, Stochastic Processes, Non-Ideal Gases, Phase Equilibrium, Continuous Phase Transitions and Transport phenomena.

Class Notes for Modern Physics, Part 1. The study of Modern Physics is the study of the enormous revolution in our view of the physical universe that began just prior to Topics covered includes: Galilean transformations, The Quantum Theory of Light, Special Relativity, Relativity: Mass, Energy and Momentum.

Author(s): J. Gunion and U.C. I recommend the book ''A Modern Course in Statistical Physics'' by Reichl. It starts with phenomenological thermodynamics, covers both equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, and discusses a wide range of applications, not only ideal and real gases.

Its level of rigor is that of typical books on theoretical physics. Treatise on Thermodynamics This is an introductory text-book on Thermodynamics for students who have taken elementary courses in Physics and Chemistry, and are familiar with the elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus.

Here is my list. This is no way exhaustive. But should be enough for a graduate level course. R K Pathria, Statistical Mechanics, Second Edition, Butterworth -Heinemann ().

A popular book. Starts with a beautiful historical account of the subj. Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics. Princeton University Press. ISBN External links. Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Texts Clark University curriculum development project.

He has taught different courses for physics and non-physics students, ranging from introductory physics to advanced statistical physics. With Primož Ziherl, he co-authored two collections of solved problems in thermodynamics and in statistical physics Author: Gregor Skačej, Primož Ziherl.

BSc Sem V & VI Recommended Text-Books. Quantum Mechanics, Special Theory of Relativity & Electromagnetic waves comes under the first book. On the other hand, Atomic/Molecular Physics & Subatomic Physics covers the second book of BSc 3rd year.

Last but not least the third book covers Basic Electronic & Analog/Digital of the best books for each of the three. University Science Books, ISBN PHYS Thermal and Statistical Physics.

Scope: Thermodynamic description of systems and statistical interpretation of thermodynamic quantities. The first and second laws of physics, temperature, entropy and thermodynamics, and their relationship to a statistical description of many-particle.

Basic Principles of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics [PDF 35p] This note covers the following topics: Thermodynamic and Non-Thermodynamic Properties, Microstates and Thermodynamic States, Concept of Energy, Microstate Driving Forces, Thermodynamic Driving Forces, Intensive and Extensive Propertie, The Laws of Thermodynamics, Heat and Thermal Energy, Entropy, Energy Transport by.

A thorough exploration of the universal principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, this volume explains the applications of these essential rules to a multitude of situations arising in physics and engineering.

e-books in Statistical Physics category Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics of Small Systems by A. Puglisi, A. Sarracino, A. Vulpiani (eds) - MDPI AG, Applications of the thermodynamic and statistical mechanics of small systems range from molecular biology to micro-mechanics, including models of nano-transport, Brownian motors, and (living or artificial) self-propelled organisms.

Well respected and widely used, this volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics, statistical physics, and statistical mechanics. The text is intended for instructors, undergraduates, and graduate students of mathematics, physics.

Thermodynamics is certainly the most ubiquitous subfield of Physics outside Physics Departments. Engineers, Chemists, and Material Scien-tists do not study relatively or particle physics, but thermodynamics is an integral, and very important, part of their degree courses.

Many people are drawn to Physics because they want to understand why the. The book goes from the fundamentals up to several applications in different scientific fields.

The content of the book has been classified in six sections: Classical Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, Property Prediction in Thermodynamics, Material and Products, Non Equilibrium and Thermodynamics in Diverse Areas.

is. The book by Callen also draws heavily on the work by Edwin Jaynes on the relation-ship between statistical physics and information theory as pioneered by Claude Shan-non. Although somehow debated, this link shows once again that statistical physics is more than statistical mechanics.

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Carter (Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River NJ, ). Why Study Thermodynamics? In a nutshell, thermodynamics is the study of the internal motions of many-body systems.

Virtu-allyall physicalentitiesthatwe encounterin everydaylife are many-bodysystemsof sometypeor.