Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

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This book presents the main principles and methods of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, a topic studied by both chemists and physicists. It is written for graduate students and scientists who already have knowledge of basic equilibrium statistical mechanics and who are interested in the more complex field of time-dependent nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.show more

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 167.64 x 238.76 x 25.4mm | 501g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 6 figures
  • 0195140184
  • 9780195140187
  • 657,683

Table of contents

1. Brownian Motion and Langevin equations ; 2. Fokker-Planck equations ; 3. Master equations ; 4. Reaction rates ; 5. Kinetic models ; 6. Quantum dynamics ; 7. Linear response theory ; 8. Projection operators ; 9. Nonlinear problems ; 10. The paradoxes of irreversibility ; Appendicesshow more

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