Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Reichl, L. E. A modem course in statistical physics/by L. E. Reichl. — 2nd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical. A Modern Course in Statistical Physics is a textbookthat provides a grounding in the foundations of equilibrium andnonequilibrium statistical. All the tools necessary to understand the concepts underlying today′s statistical physics A Modern Course in Statistical Physics goes beyond traditional.

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This comprehensive treatment of traditional and modern topics: You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. A Modern Course in Statistical Physics. From inside the book. Description Going beyond traditional textbook topics, ‘A Modern Course in Statistical Physics’ incorporates contemporary research in a basic course on statistical mechanics. She is the author of several books and the U. A Modern Course in Statistical Physics.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Reichl Wiley- Science – pages 0 Reviews https: Wiley- Science – pages. It shows the quantum origins of problems in classical statistical physics. It illustrates fundamentalconcepts with examples from contemporary research problems.

Account Options Sign in. From the universal nature of matter to the latest results in the spectral properties of decay processes, this book emphasizes the theoretical foundations derived from thermodynamics and probability theory that underlie all concepts in statistical physics. Professor Reichl has published more than research papers, has written three books, and has edited several volumes.

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This revised and updated third edition gives comprehensivecoverage of numerous core topics and special applications, allowingprofessors flexibility in designing individualized courses. Gibbs Phase Rule 76 4. About the Author Linda E. The book treats such diverse topics as osmosis, steamengines, superfluids, Bose-Einstein condensates, quantumconductance, light scattering, transport processes, and dissipativestructures, all in the framework of the foundations of statisticalphysics and thermodynamics.

Would you like to change to the site? Onefocus of the book is fluctuations that occur due to the discretenature of matter, a topic of growing importance for nanometer scalephysics and biophysics. From the universal nature of matter to the latest Clausius—Clapeyron Equation 80 4. Would you like to change to the site?

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Theinclusion of advanced topics and extensive references makes this aninvaluable resource for researchers as well as students — atextbook that will be kept on the shelf long after the course iscompleted.

Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. Her research ranges over a number of topics in statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics. They include the theory of low temperature Fermi liquids, quantum transport theory, application of linear hydrodynamics to translational and rotational Brownian motion and dielectric response, the transition to chaos in classical and quantum mechanical conservative systems, and the new field of stochastic chaos theory.

Each chapter focuses on a core topic and includes extensive illustrations, exercises, and experimental data as well as a section with more advanced topics and applications. Her research includes work on quantum chaos theory, stochastic physics, open quantum systems and a variety of topics on statistical physics. One focus of the book is fluctuations that occur due to the discrete nature of matter, a topic of growing importance for nanometer scale physics and biophysics.

This fourth edition extends the range of topics considered to include, for example, entropic forces, electrochemical processes in biological systems and batteries, adsorption processes in biological systems, diamagnetism, the theory of Bose-Einstein condensation, memory effects in Brownian motion, the hydrodynamics of binary mixtures.

Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Reichl Limited preview – Description A Modern Course in Statistical Physics is a textbook that illustrates the foundations of equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical physics, and the universal nature of thermodynamic processes, from the point of view of contemporary research problems.

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WileyAug 3, – Science – pages. This completely revised and updated third edition continues the comprehensive coverage of numerous core topics and special applications, allowing professors flexibility in designing individualized courses.

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She received her Ph. Another focus concerns classical andquantum phase transitions, in both monatomic and mixed particlesystems. Gibbs Phase Rule 88 4.

Another focus concerns classical and quantum phase transitions, in both monatomic and mixed particle systems. The inclusion of advanced topics and extensive references makes this an invaluable resource for researchers as well as students — a textbook that will be kept on the shelf long after the course is completed. A set of exercises and problems is to be found at the end of each chapter and, in addition, solutions to stafistical subset of the problems is provided.

Reichl Snippet view – Reichl Limited preview – From the universal nature of matter to the latest results moxern the spectral properties of decay processes, this book emphasizes the theoretical foundations derived from thermodynamics and probability theory underlying all concepts in statistical physics.

Added to Your Shopping Cart. And the inclusion of advanced topics and extensive references makes this an invaluable resource for researchers as well as students—a textbook that will be retained on the shelf long after the course is completed. All classical physics is derived aslimiting cases of quantum statistical physics. Reichl Snippet view – Reichl WileyAug 3, – Science – pages 0 Reviews https: They include kodern theory of low temperature Fermi liquids, quantum transport theory, application of linear hydrodynamics to translational and rotational Brownian motion and dielectric response, the transition to chaos in classical and quantum mechanical conservative systems, and the new field of stochastic chaos theory.

I will most definitely keep Reichl’s Modern Course in close reach, and expect to be frequently consulting this volume, not only when preparing graduate-level courses, but occasionally also for the sake of my group’s research activities.