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By Don S. Lemons

Striving to discover the topic in as uncomplicated a fashion as attainable, this e-book is helping readers comprehend the elusive notion of entropy. cutting edge points of the booklet comprise the development of statistical entropy from wanted houses, the derivation of the entropy of classical platforms from merely classical assumptions, and a statistical thermodynamics method of the best Fermi and perfect Bose gases. Derivations are labored via step by step and demanding functions are highlighted in over 20 labored examples. round 50 end-of-chapter workouts attempt readers' realizing. The ebook additionally contains a word list giving definitions for all crucial phrases, a time line exhibiting very important advancements, and checklist of books for extra examine. it truly is an excellent complement to undergraduate classes in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.

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