This book, Perturbation Theories for the Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids and Solids, provides a comprehensive review of current perturbation theories-as well as integral equation theories and density functional theories-for the equilibrium thermodynamic and structural properties of classical systems. Emphasizing practical applications, the text
Introduction. Some Basics on Statistical Mechanics. Overview of Computer Simulation Methods. Integral Equation Theories. The Radial Distribution Function and Equation of State of the Hard-Sphere Fluid and Solid. Free Energy Perturbation Theories for Simple Fluids and Solids. Perturbation Theories for Simple Fluid Mixtures. Perturbation Theories for Molecular Fluids. Inhomogeneous systems. Overview to Perturbation Theories for More Complex Systems. Index.