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Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics, 2nd Ed.

Herbert B. Callen (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons inc.

ISBN: 0-471-86256-8
Hardcover
Price: 57.70
Pages: 512
Copyright: 1985
Published: Aug 1985


The only text to cover both thermodynamics and statistical mechanics--allowing students to fully master thermodynamics at the macroscopic level. Presents essential ideas on critical phenomena developed over the last decade in simple, qualitative terms. This new edition maintains the simple structure of the first and puts new emphasis on pedagogical considerations. Thermostatistics is incorporated into the text without eclipsing macroscopic thermodynamics, and is integrated into the conceptual framework of physical theory.