A Guide to Physics Problems: Part 2: Thermodynamics, by Sidney B. Cahn,Gerald D. Mahan,Boris E. Nadgorny,Max Dresden

By Sidney B. Cahn,Gerald D. Mahan,Boris E. Nadgorny,Max Dresden

In order to equip hopeful graduate scholars with the information essential to go the qualifying exam, the authors have assembled and solved typical and unique difficulties from significant American universities – Boston collage, college of Chicago, college of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, college of Maryland, collage of Michigan, Michigan nation, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, college of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the college of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and expertise. quite a lot of fabric is roofed and comparisons are made among comparable difficulties of other colleges to supply the coed with adequate info to believe cozy and assured on the examination. Guide to Physics Problems is released in volumes: this e-book, Part 2, covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics; Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics.

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"… A consultant to Physics difficulties, half 2 not just serves a huge functionality, yet is a excitement to learn. by means of choosing difficulties from varied universities or even various clinical cultures, the authors have successfully kept away from a one-sided method of physics. all of the difficulties are stable, a few are very fascinating, a few absolutely interesting, a couple of are loopy; yet them all stimulate the reader to consider physics, no longer in basic terms to coach you to move an examination. i actually acquired massive excitement in operating the issues, and that i might bet that any one who desires to be a certified physicist could adventure related entertainment. … This ebook may be an exceptional aid to scholars and professors, in addition to a resource of enjoyment and enjoyment." (From Foreword by means of Max Dresden)

"An first-class source for graduate scholars in physics and, one expects, additionally for his or her teachers." (Daniel Kleppner, Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT)

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