Statistical Physics

Volume 5

By

  • L D Landau, Institute of Physical Problems, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences
  • E.M. Lifshitz

A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory.
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Audience

For final year undergraduates, postgraduates, and research workers in theoretical physics and physics.

 

Book information

  • Published: January 1980
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-3372-7

Reviews

'Stimulating reading' New Scientist



Table of Contents

Fundamental principles of theoretical physics; The Gibbs distribution; Ideal gases; Solids; Non-ideal gases; Solutions; Chemical reactions; Fluctuations; Surfaces.