A Kinetic View of Statistical Physics by Pavel L. Krapivsky,Sidney Redner,Eli Ben-Naim

By Pavel L. Krapivsky,Sidney Redner,Eli Ben-Naim

geared toward graduate scholars, this publication explores a few of the center phenomena in non-equilibrium statistical physics. It specializes in the advance and alertness of theoretical the right way to support scholars advance their problem-solving abilities. The e-book starts with microscopic delivery strategies: diffusion, collision-driven phenomena, and exclusion. It then offers the kinetics of aggregation, fragmentation and adsorption, the place the fundamental phenomenology and resolution concepts are emphasised. the next chapters conceal kinetic spin platforms, either from a discrete and a continuum viewpoint, the function of ailment in non-equilibrium strategies, hysteresis from the non-equilibrium point of view, the kinetics of chemical reactions, and the houses of advanced networks. The ebook includes two hundred routines to check scholars' knowing of the topic. A hyperlink to an internet site hosted by means of the authors, containing supplementary fabric together with recommendations to a couple of the workouts, are available at www.cambridge.org/9780521851039.

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