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By Don S. Lemons

Striving to discover the topic in as basic a way as attainable, this ebook is helping readers comprehend the elusive inspiration of entropy. cutting edge facets of the e-book comprise the development of statistical entropy from wanted houses, the derivation of the entropy of classical platforms from basically classical assumptions, and a statistical thermodynamics method of definitely the right Fermi and perfect Bose gases. Derivations are labored via step by step and significant purposes are highlighted in over 20 labored examples. round 50 end-of-chapter workouts attempt readers' realizing. The booklet additionally contains a word list giving definitions for all crucial phrases, a time line exhibiting very important advancements, and record of books for additional examine. it's a great complement to undergraduate classes in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.

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