Statics, Dynamics and Renormalization
Contents: Fundamentals of Statistical Physics: The Lectures - A Survey; One Particle and Many; Gaussian Distributions; Quantum Mechanics and Lattices; Random Dynamics: Diffusion and Hopping; From Hops to Statistical Mechanics; Correlations and Response; More Statistical Mechanics: Statistical Thermodynamics; Fermi, Bose, and Other; Phase Transitions: Overview of Phase Transitions; Mean Field Theory of Critical Behavior; Continuous Phase Transitions; Renormalization in One Dimension; Real Space Renormalization Techniques; Duality; Planar Model and Coulomb Systems; XY Model, Renormalization, and Duality.
Readership: Undergraduates, postgraduate students and researchers in physics.
Title: Statistical Physics
Author: L P Kadanoff
The Craft of Research, Third Edition 2009 US$ 17.00 337 pages
A Natural History of the Senses 2011 US$ 13.99 352 pages