ISBN:
978-81-8487-609-3 Publication Year: 2019
Pages: 524 Binding: Paper Back

About the book

STATISTICAL MECHANICS is a comprehensive text intended for the students in Physics. The book consists of eleven chapters, which aim to familiarize readers with the basic ideas and postulates of statistical-mechanics. The chapters give an insight into the essence of statistical methods. The book will be helpful for students of Physics honours course in Indian and International Universities.

Key Features

• Detailed introductory chapter familiarizes step by step, with the basic ideas and concepts of
Statistical Mechanics.
• Solved Examples and ‘Do it yourself” provided
• Special emphasis on essential points in the form of ‘Worthy of notes’
• Value added with MCQs, short and long answer questions and unsolved problems with their
answers and hints.

Table
of content

Preface / Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics / Link Between Statistical-Mechanics and Thermodynamics / Statistical Distributions / Partition Function / Ideal Classical Gas / Diatomic Gases / Negative Temperatures / Black-Body Radiation / The Ensemble Theory / Ideal Bose-Einstein Gas / Ideal Fermi-Dirac Gas / Exercise Answers / Appendix / Bibliography / Index.

Audience
Undergraduate Students, Professionals and Researchers