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Statistical mechanics

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  • Thermodynamic Formalismby David Ruelle

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 72.00

    Reissued in the Cambridge Mathematical Library this classic book outlines the theory of thermodynamic formalism. more...

  • Generalized Boltzmann Physical Kineticsby Boris V. Alexeev

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 210.00

    The most important result obtained by Prof. B. Alexeev and reflected in the book is connected with new theory of transport processes in gases, plasma and liquids. It was shown by Prof. B. Alexeev that well-known Boltzmann equation, which is the basement of the classical kinetic theory, is wrong in the definite sense. Namely in the Boltzmann equation... more...

  • Quantum Mechanics In Phase Spaceby Cosmas K Zachos; David B Fairlie; Thomas L Curtright

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 153.00 US$ 139.23

    Wigner’s quasi-probability distribution function in phase space is a special (Weyl) representation of the density matrix. It has been useful in describing quantum transport in quantum optics; nuclear physics; decoherence, quantum computing, and quantum chaos. It is also important in signal processing and the mathematics of algebraic deformation. A... more...

  • Scaling Analysis in Modeling Transport and Reaction Processesby William B. Krantz

    Wiley 2007; US$ 165.00 US$ 148.50

    This book is unique as the first effort to expound on the subject of systematic scaling analysis. Not written for a specific discipline, the book targets any reader interested in transport phenomena and reaction processes. The book is logically divided into chapters on the use of systematic scaling analysis in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, mass transfer,... more...

  • Noise-Induced Transitionsby W. Horsthemke; R. Lefever

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 110.03

    The study of phase transitions is among the most fascinating fields in physics. Originally limited to transition phenomena in equilibrium systems, this field has outgrown its classical confines during the last two decades. The behavior of far from equilibrium systems has received more and more attention and has been an extremely active and productive... more...

  • Open Quantum Systems IIby Stéphane Attal; Alain Joye; claude-alain pillet

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 48.89

    This volume is the second in a series of three volumes dedicated to the lecture notes of the summer school “Open Quantum Systems” which took place in the Institut Fourier in Grenoble, from June 16th to July 4th 2003. The contributions presented in thesevolumesarerevisedandexpandedversionsofthenotesprovidedtothestudents during the school. After the... more...

  • The Mathematics of the Bose Gas and its Condensationby Elliott H. Lieb; Robert Seiringer; Jan Philip Solovej; Jakob Yngvason

    Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 45.23

    The mathematical study of the Bose gas goes back to the ?rst quarter of the twentieth century, with the invention of quantum mechanics. The name refers to the Indian physicist S.N. Bose who realized in 1924 that the statistics governing photons(essentiallyinventedbyMaxPlanckin1900)isdetermined(usingmodern terminology) by restricting the physical Hilbert... more...

  • Slow Rarefied Flowsby Carlo Cercignani

    Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 122.25

    This volume is intended to coverthe presentstatus of the mathematicaltools used to deal with problems related to slow rare?ed ?ows. The meaning and usefulness of the subject, and the extent to which it is covered in the book, are discussed in some detail in the introduction. In short, I tried to present the basic concepts and the techniques used in... more...

  • Statistical Physics of Particlesby Mehran Kardar

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 76.00

    Textbook on statistical physics for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses. more...

  • Random Polymer Modelsby Giambattista Giacomin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 83.00 US$ 75.53

    This volume introduces readers to the world of disordered systems and to some of the remarkable probabilistic techniques developed in the field. The author explores in depth a class of directed polymer models to which much attention has been devoted in the last 25 years, in particular in the fields of physical and biological sciences. The models treated... more...