Statistical Mechanics for Engineers by Isamu KusakaStatistical Mechanics for Engineers by Isamu Kusaka

Statistical Mechanics for Engineers

byIsamu Kusaka

Hardcover | September 30, 2015

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This book provides a gentle introduction to equilibrium statistical mechanics. The particular aim is to fill the needs of readers who wish to learn the subject without a solid background in classical and quantum mechanics. The approach is unique in that classical mechanical formulation takes center stage. The book will be of particular interest to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in engineering departments.
Isamu Kusaka is an associate professor in the William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Bio molecular Engineering at the Ohio State University. His current research interests include transport phenomena in nano scale systems.
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Title:Statistical Mechanics for EngineersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:447 pagesPublished:September 30, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:331913809X

ISBN - 13:9783319138091

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Table of Contents

Classical Mechanics.- Thermodynamics.- Classical Statistical Mechanics.- Various Statistical Ensembles.- Simple Models of Adsorption.- Thermodynamics of Interface.- Statistical Mechanics of Inhomogeneous Fluids.- Quantum Formulation.- Vectors in 3-Dimensional Space.- Useful Formulae.- Legendre Transformation.- Dirac Function.- Where to Go from Here.- List of Greek Letters.- Hints to Selected Exercises.- Index.