**Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics**

by S.B. Santra

**Publisher**: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati 2014**Number of pages**: 85

**Description**:

This text provides a firm grounding in the laws and principles of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics that are essential to the study of physics. It presents the subject in a remarkably fresh, clear, and understandable manner, and is based on the most up-to-date research in the field.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(460KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Fundamentals of Thermodynamics**

by

**J. Karl Johnson**-

**University of Pittsburgh**

This text will provide the student with basic thermodynamic tools for solving many classes of problems. It is intended for first year chemical engineering graduate students with at least one undergraduate course in classical thermodynamics.

(

**11156**views)

**Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics**

by

**Hans Kroha**-

**University of Bonn**

Contents: Introduction and overview; Thermodynamics; Foundations of statistical physics; Ideal systems: some examples; Systems of identical particles; General formulation of statistical mechanics; Interacting systems in thermodyn. equilibrium.

(

**10430**views)

**The Physics and Mathematics of the Second Law of Thermodynamics**

by

**Elliott H. Lieb, Jakob Yngvason**-

**arXiv**

The essential postulates of classical thermodynamics are formulated, from which the second law is deduced as the principle of increase of entropy in irreversible adiabatic processes that take one equilibrium state to another.

(

**9512**views)

**Computational Thermodynamics**

by

**Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson**

Computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. A new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.

(

**9990**views)