A Student's Guide to Entropy PDF ePub eBook

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A Student's Guide to Entropy free pdf Striving to explore the subject in as simple a manner as possible, this book helps readers understand the elusive concept of entropy. Innovative aspects of the book include the construction of statistical entropy from desired properties, the derivation of the entropy of classical systems from purely classical assumptions, and a statistical thermodynamics approach to the ideal Fermi and ideal Bose gases. Derivations are worked through step-by-step and important applications are highlighted in over 20 worked examples. Around 50 end-of-chapter exercises test readers' understanding. The book also features a glossary giving definitions for all essential terms, a time line showing important developments, and list of books for further study. It is an ideal supplement to undergraduate courses in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.

About Don S. Lemons

Don S. Lemons is Professor Emeritus of Physics at Bethel College and a Guest Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He taught undergraduate physics at Bethel College for 23 years.

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Author : Don S. Lemons
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 29 August 2013
ISBN : 1107653975
EAN : 9781107653979
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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