Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics

David Chandler
Oxford University Press, USA

Leading physical chemist David Chandler takes a new approach to statistical mechanics to provide the only introductory-level work on the modern topics of renormalization group theory, Monte Carlo simulations,.

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time correlation functions, and liquid structure. The author provides compact summaries of the fundamentals of this branch of physics and discussions of many of its traditional elementary applications, interspersed with over 150 exercises and microcomputer programs. A solutions manual for this text is available with ISBN: 9780195058895.