## Solid State PhysicsThis book provides an introduction to the field of solid state physics for undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science. |

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Free electron densities and ra | 5 |

Thermal conductivities | 21 |

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