An Introduction to Thermal Physics, by Schroeder, Daniel V.
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- ISBN: 9780201380279 | 0201380277
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/18/1999
This text provides a balanced, well-organized treatment of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, making thermal physics interesting and accessible to anyone who has completed a year of calculus-based introductory physics. Part I introduces essential concepts of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics from a unified view, applying concepts in a select number of illustrative examples. Parts II and III explore further applications of classical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Throughout, the emphasis is on real-world applications.