Thermal Physics

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Wiley, 1969 - Science - 418 pages
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User Review  - Rafael Díaz hr - Goodreads

It's a good book, specially after rereading it a couple of times. The style is succinct and the arguments elegant (most of the time). Maybe it works better once you know a little bit about stat mech ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scwoolf - Goodreads

Statistical mechanics is probably the most elegant (and useful) physical theory I have encountered: you basically derive all of thermodynamics from scratch (or with the least objectionable set of ... Read full review

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Contents

AN ELEMENTARY SOLUBLE SYSTEM
11
THE FUNDAMENTAL ASSUMPTION
27
Accessible state
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Copyright

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Statistical Mechanics: Thermal Physics textbooks
There are two approaches to thermal physics, the large scale or macroscopic approach of Classical Thermodynamics, and the atomistic or microscopic approach ...
statmech.blogspot.com/ 2006/ 01/ thermal-physics-textbooks.html

Physics Today Online - Books
Fortunately, two recently published texts, Ralph Baierlein's Thermal Physics and Daniel V. Schroeder's An Introduction to Thermal Physics, ...
www.aip.org/ pt/ vol-53/ iss-8/ p44.html

Physics 406
Description: This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of thermal physics including classical thermodynamics (the three laws, temperature, ...
www-personal.umich.edu/ ~mejn/ courses/ 2004/ phys406/ index.html

Physics 375: Thermal Physics Spring 2008
Charles Kittel and Herbert Kroemer, Thermal Physics, 2nd Edition (Freeman) ... Frederick Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics (mcgraw-Hill) ...
people.hws.edu/ tjallen/ Physics375/ Syllabus.pdf

Syllabus and Topics 33-341 Thermal Physics I Fall 2007
KK Charles Kittel and Herbert Kroemer, Thermal Physics (wh Freeman, New York ... and then click on 33341 Thermal Physics I, Fall 2007 (under Course ...
sekerkaweb.phys.cmu.edu/ SyllabusTopics_33341_f07.pdf

Statistical and Thermal Physics
Statistical and Thermal Physics. Spring 2007. SYLLABUS. Instructor ... Thermal Physics, 2nd. Edition, by Kittel and Kroemer (Freeman) ...
physics.usfca.edu/ marcelo/ statmech/ SM_syllabus_07S.pdf

Physics 34 (Waves, Optics and Thermal Physics) Home Page, Spring 2001
2/27/01: Wednesday, Professor Hilborn will speak on op-amps and I'll answer thermal physics questions for 10 minutes at the beginning. ...
www.amherst.edu/ ~waloinaz/ Physics34_s01.html

Alternatives to Kittel & Kroemer's "Thermal Physics"?
Alternatives to Kittel & Kroemer's "Thermal Physics"? Science Book Reviews.
www.physicsforums.com/ showthread.php?t=149365

PX265 Thermal Physics II
Recommended Texts: M. Glazer and J. Wark, Statistical Mechanics - a survival guide, OUP; F. Mandl, Statistical Physics , Wiley; C. Kittel, Thermal Physics, ...
www2.warwick.ac.uk/ fac/ sci/ physics/ teach/ syllabi/ year2/ px265

Details for Thermal Physics
Kittel's Thermal Physics is such a work. The fundamentals are clearly presented, the problems are still relavant, and students find the book very readable. ...
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About the author (1969)

Charles Kittel did his undergraduate work in physics at M.I.T and at the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He worked in the solid state group at Bell Laboratories, along with Bardeen and Shockley, leaving to start the theoretical solid state physics group at Berkeley in 1951. His research has been largely in magnetism and in semiconductors. In magnetism he developed the theories of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic resonance and the theory of single ferromagnetic domains, and extended the Bloch theory of magnons. In semiconductor physics he participated in the first cyclotron and plasma resonance experiments and extended the results to the theory of impurity states and to electron-hole drops.

He has been awarded three Guggenheim fellowships, the Oliver Buckley Prize for Solid State Physics, and, for contributions to teaching, the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers, He is a member of the National Academy of Science and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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