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Statistical Physics II : Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics - Ryogo Kubo

Statistical Physics II

Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics

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Statistical Physics II introduces nonequilibrium theories of statistical mechanics from the viewpoint of the fluctuation-disipation theorem. Emphasis is placed on the relaxation from nonequilibrium to equilibrium states, the response of a system to an external disturbance, and general problems involved in deriving a macroscopic physical process from more basic underlying processes. Fundamental concepts and methods are stressed, rather than the numerous individual applications.

Brownian Motionp. 1
Physical Processes as Stochastic Processesp. 40
Relaxation and Resonance Absorptionp. 109
Statistical Mechanics of Linear Responsep. 146
Quantum Field Theoretical Methods in Statistical Mechanicsp. 203
General Bibliography of Textbooksp. 265
Referencesp. 266
Subject Indexp. 271
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ISBN: 9783540538332
ISBN-10: 354053833X
Series: Series C, English Authors : Book 2
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 279
Published: 22nd June 1998
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised