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

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

ISBN-10: 030645291X

ISBN-13: 9780306452918

In order to equip hopeful graduate scholars with the data essential to cross the qualifying exam, the authors have assembled and solved regular and unique difficulties from significant American universities – Boston collage, college of Chicago, collage of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, collage of Maryland, collage of Michigan, Michigan kingdom, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, collage of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the college of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and know-how. a variety of fabric is roofed and comparisons are made among related difficulties of alternative faculties to supply the scholar with sufficient info to suppose cozy and assured on the examination. Guide to Physics Problems is released in volumes: this ebook, Part 2, covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics; Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics.

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"… A advisor to Physics difficulties, half 2 not just serves a big functionality, yet is a excitement to learn. through picking out difficulties from varied universities or even diverse clinical cultures, the authors have successfully refrained from a one-sided method of physics. the entire difficulties are reliable, a few are very fascinating, a few definitely fascinating, a couple of are loopy; yet them all stimulate the reader to consider physics, now not only to coach you to cross an examination. i actually acquired huge excitement in operating the issues, and that i might bet that anybody who desires to be a certified physicist might event comparable amusement. … This ebook could be a good aid to scholars and professors, in addition to a resource of enjoyment and enjoyment." (From Foreword by way of Max Dresden)

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

"A great collection of difficulties … Thought-provoking, pleasing, and simply undeniable enjoyable to solve." (Giovanni Vignale, division of Physics and Astronomy, college of Missouri at Columbia)

"Interesting certainly and stress-free. the issues are inventive and their recommendations very informative. i might definitely suggest it to all graduate scholars and physicists ordinarily … quite worthy for lecturers who want to take into consideration difficulties to give of their course." (Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University)

"A very completely assembled, attention-grabbing set of difficulties that covers the most important parts of physics addressed through Ph.D. qualifying tests. … Will turn out most precious to either school and scholars. certainly, I plan to take advantage of this fabric as a resource of examples and illustrations that might be labored into my lectures." (Douglas turbines, collage of California at Irvine)

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