4 edition of **Introduction to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics** found in the catalog.

Introduction to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics

James A. McLennan

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Published
**1989** by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

- Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | James A. McLennan. |

Series | Prentice Hall advanced reference series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC318.I7 M35 1989 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 372 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 372 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2038691M |

ISBN 10 | 0134909623 |

LC Control Number | 88015108 |

Author Bernard H. Chap 1 Opening Chapter 1 In the first chapter the reader can find the basic ingredients of elementary kinetic theory and of the mathematical approach to discrete and continuous stochastic processes. Mazenko, Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Wiley In the classical irreversible thermodynamic approach, there is allowed very small spatial variation, from very small volume element to adjacent very small volume element, but it is assumed that the global entropy of the system can be found by simple spatial integration of the local entropy density; this means that spatial structure cannot contribute as it properly should to the global entropy assessment for the system. Lepri, R. Stephen G.

Brody and Land P. Some concepts of particular importance for non-equilibrium thermodynamics include time rate of dissipation of energy Rayleigh[9] Onsager[10] also [8] [11]time rate of entropy production Onsager[10] thermodynamic fields, [12] [13] [14] dissipative structure[15] and non-linear dynamical structure. Product Details This book develops in detail the statistical foundations of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, based on the mathematical theory of Brownian motion. Bibliography Chapter 1 A pedagogical introduction to the Boltzmann transport equation and related topics can be found in the book by K. Uhlenbeck and L. The generalised hydrodynamics equations are the integral part of the theory and describe the evolution of macroscopic processes in accordance with the laws of thermodynamics of systems far removed from equilibrium.

Fanelli and S. Chap 2 Opening Chapter 2 Describing linear response theory at a basic level is quite a challenging task, because it contains a great deal of physical hypotheses and mathematical difficulties. Thus time comes into the picture more deeply than for time-dependent local equilibrium thermodynamics with memoryless materials, but fluxes are not independent variables of state. This is part of why non-equilibrium thermodynamics is a work in progress. Gregory H. Van Vliet Languange : en Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read : 77 Total Download : File Size : 50,7 Mb Description : This book encompasses our current understanding of the ensemble approach to many-body physics, phase transitions and other thermal phenomena, as well as the quantum foundations of linear response theory, kinetic equations and stochastic processes.

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In discussing the framework of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, the book explains the derivation of a nonequilibrium analogue of the Gibbsian basis for equilibrium statistical mechanics. A mathematical approach to the theory of Brownian motion is contained in the book by E.

After the language of second quantization has been introduced, strongly interacting systems, such as quantum liquids, superfluids and superconductivity, are treated in detail. For the connoisseur, there is a section on diagrammatic methods and applications. This book contains the lectures given by the authors at a summer school.

In particular, the relaxation mechanism is found to be ruled by the decay rate of the equilibrium time correlation function of the perturbed thermodynamic observable. On occasions when the system happens to be in states that are sufficiently close to thermodynamic equilibrium, non-equilibrium state variables are such that they can be measured locally with sufficient accuracy by the same techniques as are used to measure thermodynamic state variables, or by corresponding time and space derivatives, including fluxes of matter and energy.

Chap 1 Opening Chapter 1 In the first chapter the reader can find the basic ingredients of elementary kinetic theory and of the mathematical approach to discrete and continuous stochastic processes. Stephen G. Hemmer, H. Dauxois, D. But, for example, atmospheric physics is concerned with large amounts of matter, occupying cubic kilometers, that, taken as a whole, are not within the range of laboratory quantities; then thermal radiation cannot be ignored.

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This approach assumes spatial and temporal continuity and even differentiability of locally defined intensive variables such as temperature and internal energy density.

In contrast, non-equilibrium thermodynamics attempts to describe their time-courses in continuous detail.

The fundamental concepts of dynamical systems theory are reviewed and simple examples are given. A comprehensive and up-to-date account on anomalous transport phenomena in low-dimensional systems can be found in the book by S.

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics, on the other hand, attempting to describe continuous time-courses, needs its state variables to have a very close connection with those of equilibrium thermodynamics.

The former have to be carefully justified by heuristic arguments, while the latter have to be illustrated in detail to allow for a clear understanding of most of the physical consequences.An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Arshad Kudrolli is a professor of physics at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Statistical Mechanics explores the physical properties of matter based on the dynamic behavior of its microscopic constituents. After a historical introduction, this book presents chapters about thermodynamics, ensemble theory, simple gases theory, Ideal Bose and Fermi systems, statistical mechanics of interacting systems, phase transitions, and computer simulations.

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