Best Reference Books – Statistical Mechanics for Chemists

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Statistical Mechanics For Chemists subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Statistical Mechanics For Chemists along with reviews.

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1. “Basic Concepts for Simple and Complex Liquids” by J L Barrat and J P Hansen

“Basic Concepts for Simple and Complex Liquids” Book Review: This book presents concepts related to the understanding of fluid state matter. This book will be useful to physicists, chemists, and chemical engineers who want to know about the liquid state of matter. This book covers all the topics from simple molecular liquids to complex condensed matter systems. It is divided into four parts which contain topics related to thermodynamics structure and fluctuations, phase transitions, and inhomogeneous fluids. Every topic is illustrated by giving a number of specific applications that cover physical situations.

2. “Statistical Mechanics” by D A McQuarrie
3. “Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics” by D Chandler
4. “Statistical Mechanics for Chemists” by Jerry Goodisman

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“Statistical Mechanics for Chemists” Book Review: This book contains solutions to common problems in the field of chemistry. The topics that are covered in this book are the Maxwell-Boltzmann velocity distribution for molecules in a gas, partition functions, Distribution functions and correlation functions in fluids, and calculation of thermodynamics properties. It also covers topics like independent particles thermodynamics properties of atoms and molecules and practical introduction to quantum statistical mechanics and classical mechanics. In addition, it contains applications to electrons in metals and semiconductors, bosons and fermions, dipole moments in electric and magnetic fields. Time dependent techniques for handling both simple and modern dynamical problems are discussed in this book.

5. “Statistical Mechanics: A Concise Introduction for Chemists” by B Widom

“Statistical Mechanics: A Concise Introduction for Chemists” Book Review: This book is an introduction to statistical mechanics written for undergraduates or graduate students. It contains topics related to the properties of macroscopic systems made up of many atoms or molecules properties of systems microscopic constitution. This book covers statistical thermodynamics and the derivation of formulas frequently used in this subject. It also covers ideal gases and quantum ideal gas. It contains numerous exercises and worked solutions.

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6. “Statistical Mechanics” by Kerson Huang
7. “Statistical Mechanics” by Pathria

“Statistical Mechanics” Book Review: This book begins with the statistical basis of thermodynamics. It contains elements of ensemble theory, canonical ensemble, grand canonical ensemble, and formulation of statistics. It also contains the theory of simple gases, ideal systems, ideal fermi systems, the theory of phase transactions, and fluctuations. Statistical mechanics of interacting systems is also discussed. Every chapter contains numerical problems at the end.

8. “Theory of Macroscopic Systems: A Unified Approach for Engineers, Chemists and Physicists” by Cor Ouwerkerk

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“Theory of Macroscopic Systems: A Unified Approach for Engineers, Chemists and Physicists” Book Review: This book deals with the theory of macroscopic systems as a unified theory with equations. It can serve as a textbook or reference book to students practising design and development. Topics like energy analysis and multi­ component diffusion are included. The principles and concepts in the theory of macroscopic systems, the balance equations for the fundamental extensive properties of momentum, energy and entropy as well as the phenomenological laws on asymptotic phase behaviour are included.

9. “Statistical Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists” by Arieh Ben-Naim
10. “Statistical Analysis Methods for Chemists: A Software Based Approach” by William P Gardiner
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