Item description for Statistical Physics of Crystals and Liquids: A Guide to Highly Accurate Equations of State by Duane C. Wallace...
This important book presents a unified formulation from first principles of the Hamiltonian and statistical mechanics of metallic and insulating crystals, amorphous solids, and liquids. Extensive comparison of theory and experiment provides an accurate understanding of the statistical properties of phonons, electrons, and phonon-phonon and electron-phonon interactions in elemental crystals and liquids. Questions are posed along the following lines: What is the "best" theory for a given property? How accurate is a good theory? What information is gained by a comparison of theory and experiment? How accurate is a good experiment?
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.44" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.29 lbs.
Release Date Jan 10, 2003
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812381120 ISBN13 9789812381125