Statistical Physics Products

  • A Theory of Speculative Bubbles and Crashes

    A study on phase transitions in financial markets with networked agents

    By Taisei Kaizoji

    Most of us would accept that recent large economic fluctuations have been caused by crashes of speculative bubbles in asset markets. For example, few would disagree that the most important cause of the global financial crisis in 2008 was the collapse of an unprecedented bubble in U.S. housing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Thermodynamics Kept Simple – A Molecular Approach

    What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules?

    By Roland Kjellander

    Thermodynamics Kept Simple – A Molecular Approach: What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules? offers a truly unique way of teaching and thinking about basic thermodynamics that helps students overcome common conceptual problems. For example, the book explains the concept of entropy from…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-25
    CRC Press

  • Quantum Thermodynamic Processes

    Energy and Information Flow at the Nanoscale

    By Guenter Mahler

    The point of departure of this book is a triad of themes: information theory, thermodynamics, and quantum mechanics. These are related: thermodynamics and quantum mechanics form the basis of quantum thermodynamics; information and quantum mechanics underly, inter alia, the notorious quantum…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Pan Stanford

  • Electrostatics of Soft and Disordered Matter

    Edited by David S. Dean, Jure Dobnikar, Ali Naji, Rudolf Podgornik

    Recently, there has been a surge of activity to elucidate the behavior of highly charged soft matter and Coulomb fluids in general. Such systems are ubiquitous, especially in biological matter where the length scale and the strength of the interaction between highly charged biomolecules are…

    Hardback – 2014-05-02
    Pan Stanford

  • The Physics of Exciton-Polariton Condensates

    By Konstantinos Lagoudakis

    After the first demonstration of Bose Einstein condensation in the solid state in 2006 and the establishment of exciton polariton condensates in the wider scientific community, an intense interest has been attracted by this phenomenon at both theoretical and experimental level. This book presents…

    Hardback – 2013-12-02
    EPFL Press

  • Diffusion

    Formalism and Applications

    By Sushanta Dattagupta

    Within a unifying framework, Diffusion: Formalism and Applications covers both classical and quantum domains, along with numerous applications. The author explores the more than two centuries-old history of diffusion, expertly weaving together a variety of topics from physics, mathematics,…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    CRC Press

  • The Principles of Thermodynamics

    By N.D. Hari Dass

    This text presents the conceptual and technical developments of the subject without unduly compromising on either the historical or logical perspective. It also covers the tremendous range of scientifically deep and technologically revolutionary applications of thermodynamics. The text explains how…

    Hardback – 2013-10-02
    CRC Press

  • Statistical Thermodynamics

    Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems

    By Lukong Cornelius Fai, Gary Matthew Wysin

    Statistical thermodynamics and the related domains of statistical physics and quantum mechanics are very important in many fields of research, including plasmas, rarefied gas dynamics, nuclear systems, lasers, semiconductors, superconductivity, ortho- and para-hydrogen, liquid helium, and so on.…

    Hardback – 2012-10-19
    CRC Press

  • Thermodynamics Made Simple for Energy Engineers

    By S. Bobby Rauf

    This text provides an overview of important theory, principles, and concepts in the field of thermodynamics, making this abstract and complex subject easy to comprehend while building practical skills in the process. It enhances understanding of heat transfer, steam tables, energy concepts, power…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    Fairmont Press

  • Classical Econophysics

    By Allin F. Cottrell, Paul Cockshott, Gregory John Michaelson, Ian P. Wright, Victor Yakovenko

    This monograph examines the domain of classical political economy using the methodologies developed in recent years both by the new discipline of econo-physics and by computing science. This approach is used to re-examine the classical subdivisions of political economy: production, exchange,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Chemical Thermodynamics and Information Theory with Applications

    By Daniel J. Graham

    Thermodynamics and information touch theory every facet of chemistry. However, the physical chemistry curriculum digested by students worldwide is still heavily skewed toward heat/work principles established more than a century ago. Rectifying this situation, Chemical Thermodynamics and Information…

    Hardback – 2011-06-07
    CRC Press

  • Statistical and Thermal Physics

    An Introduction

    By Michael J.R. Hoch

    Concepts and relationships in thermal and statistical physics form the foundation for describing systems consisting of macroscopically large numbers of particles. Developing microscopic statistical physics and macroscopic classical thermodynamic descriptions in tandem, Statistical and Thermal…

    Hardback – 2011-05-25
    CRC Press

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