Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
    Share
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Email

    Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics  (English, F. Reif)

    4.6
    37 Ratings & 8 Reviews
    620
    650
    4% off
    Hurry, Only 1 left!
  • Bank OfferExtra 5% off* on Axis Bank Buzz Credit Cards
    T&C
  • Delivery
    Tip: Verify your pincode for correct delivery details
    Check
      From Saved Addresses
      Recent History
    Loginto see your saved addresses
    • Usually delivered in 4-5 days. Enter pincode for exact delivery dates/charges
      ?

      Why is there a shipping charge for this item?

      Sellers with Flipkart Assured waive off the delivery charge for Orders over Rs 500. For Orders under Rs 500, a nominal delivery charge is added per item.

      Sellers without Flipkart Assured may or may not add a delivery charge to your Order. This is subject to Seller discretion.

      What is the estimated delivery time?

      Sellers generally procure and ship the items within the time specified on the product page. Business days exclude public holidays and Sundays.

      Estimated delivery time depends on the following factors:

      • The Seller offering the product
      • Product's availability with the Seller
      • The destination to which you want the order shipped to and the Seller's location

      Why does the delivery date not correspond to the delivery timeline of X-Y business days?

      It is possible that the Seller or our courier partners observe a holiday between the day you placed your order and the date of delivery, which is based on the timelines shown on the product page. In this case, we add a day to the estimated date. Some courier partners and Sellers do not work on Sundays and this is factored in to the delivery dates.

      What do the different tags like 'In Stock', 'Available' mean?

      'In Stock'

      Products‘In Stock’ are readily available with seller.

      'Available'

      Products listed as ‘In Stock’ are readily available with seller.

      'Preorder' or 'Forthcoming'

      The product is not released yet. You can however ‘book’ an order for this. Shipping happens only after the product launch.

      'Out of Stock'

      Currently, the item is not available for sale. Use the 'Notify Me' feature to know once it is available for purchase.

      'Imported'

      Sometimes, items have to be sourced by Sellers from outside India. These items are mentioned as 'Imported' on the product page and can take at least 10 days or more to be delivered to you.

      'Back In Stock Soon'

      The item is popular and is sold out. You can however 'book' an order for the product and it will be shipped according to the timelines mentioned by the Seller.

      'Temporarily Unavailable'

      The product is currently out of stock and is not available for purchase. The product could to be in stock soon. Use the 'Notify Me' feature to know when it is available for purchase.

      'Permanently Discontinued'

      This product is no longer available because it is obsolete and/or its production has been discontinued.

      'Out of Print'

      This product is not available because it is no longer published and has been permanently discontinued.

      Why does the estimated delivery time vary for each seller?

      Delivery times are influenced by product availability, geographic location of the Seller, your shipping destination and the courier partner's time-to-deliver to your location.

      Please enter your default pin code on the product page to know more accurate delivery times on the product page itself.

      Seller does not/cannot ship to my area. Why?

      Enter your pincode on the product page to know whether the product can be delivered to your location.

      If you haven't provided your pincode until the checkout stage, the pincode in your last used shipping address will be used to check for serviceability.

      Whether your location can be serviced or not depends on:

      • Whether the Seller actually ships to your location
      • Legal restrictions, if any, in shipping particular products to your location
      • The availability of reliable courier partners in your location

      At times Sellers prefer not to ship to certain locations. This is entirely at their discretion.

      More answers in our Shipping FAQs »

    Author
    Features
    • Language: English
    • Publisher: Levant Books
    • ISBN: 9789380663142, 9380663145
    • Edition: 2011
    • Pages: 651
    Services
    • 10 Days Replacement Policy
      ?
      ValidityCoversType Accepted
      10 days from deliveryDamaged, Defective, Item not as describedReplacement

      If you have received a damaged or defective product or if it is not as described, you can raise a replacement request on the Website/App/Mobile site within 10 days of receiving the product.

      Successful pick-up of the product is subject to the following conditions being met:

      • Correct and complete product (with the original brand/product Id/undetached MRP tag/product's original packaging/freebies and accessories).
      • The product should be in unused, undamaged and original condition without any scratches or dents.

      Know more about the Return Policy here

    • Cash on Delivery available
      ?

      How do I place a Cash on Delivery (C-o-D) order?

      All items that have the 'Cash on Delivery Available' icon are valid for order by Cash on Delivery. Add the item(s) to your cart and proceed to checkout. When prompted to choose a payment option, select 'Pay By Cash on Delivery'. Enter the CAPTCHA text as shown, for validation. Once verified and confirmed, your order will be processed for shipment in the time specified, from the date of confirmation. You will be required to make a cash-only payment to our courier partner at the time of delivery of your order to complete the payment.

      Terms & Conditions

      • e-Gift Vouchers or Store Credit cannot be used for C-o-D orders.
      • Cash-only payment at the time of delivery.

        More answers in our Shipping FAQs »

    Description

    Frederick Reif’s Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics focuses on the various concepts and disciplines related to statistical mechanics, thermodynamics and kinetic theory. The author has written the book from a very modern point of view.

    Summary of The Book

    The contents of Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics have been spread across fifteen chapters. The first chapter concentrates on statistical methods and aims to introduce readers to concepts related to elementary statistics. There are individual examples provided along with each concept. Binomial distribution and the Random Walk have been discussed in detail in this chapter. The second chapter takes a close look at systems of particles, and their statistical descriptions. Chapters three and four deal with statistical thermodynamics and the measurement of macroscopic parameters respectively. Macroscopic thermodynamics and their simple applications have been dealt with in the fifth chapter.

    The results and basic methods of statistical mechanics have been well documented in the sixth chapter. Various approximation methods and alternative approaches have been covered in this chapter. In the seventh chapter, the author has focused on statistical mechanics and their applications. The eighth chapter deals with the topic of equilibrium between chemical species or phases. Conditions related to general equilibrium and chemical equilibrium are some of the important issues that have been discussed in detail here. Ideal gases and their quantum statistics find their place in chapter nine. The tenth chapter talks about interacting particles and their systems.

    Low temperatures and magnetism are highlighted in the eleventh chapter. The twelfth chapter deals with transport process and its elementary kinetic theory. The relaxation time approximation is covered in chapter thirteen. The fourteenth chapter focuses on transport theory and it’s near exact formulation. The fifteenth chapter, the final one of this detailed book, takes a look at irreversible fluctuations and processes.

    About Frederick Reif

    Frederick Reif is a well-known American physicist who is noted for having influenced several physicists with his works in the field of economic thermodynamics.

    Two of the author’s most well-known books are Statistical Physics: Berkeley Physics Course in SI Units (Volume - 5) and Understanding Basic Mechanics.

    Born in 1927 in Austria, the author attended Harvard University where he completed his Physics PhD in 1953. He taught at the University of Chicago and later at the University of California as a professor of physics.

    Read More
    Specifications
    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2011
    • Book Type
      • Non Fiction Book
    • Table of Contents
      • 1. Introduction to statistical methods
        2. Statistical Description of systems of particles
        3. Statistical thermodynamics
        4. Macroscopic parameters and their measurement
        5. Simple applications of macroscopic thermodynamics
        6. Basic methods and results of statistical mechanics
        7. Simple applications of statistical mechanics
        8. Equilibrium between phases or chemical species
        9. Quantum statistics of ideal gases
        10. Systems of interacting particles
        11. Magnetism and low temperatures
        12. Elementary kinetic theory of transport processes
        13. Transport theory using the relaxation time approximation
        14. Near-exact for mulation of transport theory
        15. Irreversible processes and fluctuations

        Appendices
        Numerical constants
        Bibliography
        Answers to selected problems
        Index

    Contributors
    • Authored By
      • F. Reif
    University Books Details
    • Degree/Diploma
      • B.Sc.
    • Specialization
      • B.Sc(Physics)
    • Term
      • 2nd Year
    Frequently Bought Together
    Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
    Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics
    4.6
    (37)
    620
    650
    4% off
    1 Item
    620
    1 Addon
    646
    Total
    1,266
    4.6
    37 Ratings
    8 Reviews
    • 5
       23
    • 4
       12
    • 3
       2
    • 2
       0
    • 1
       0
    Most Helpful 
    Positive 
    Most Recent 
    By Certified Buyers 
    5

    wait

    hold on this copy ,since my pocket money is empty, also this a month end ,i will surely buy this book after September 1
    READ MORE

    Kaushik Subramanian

    Certified Buyer

    28 Aug, 2014

    2
    1
    Report Abuse
    4

    Good book to learn from

    Many examples to explain ideas clearly.Interesting problems (e.g. 1.18, 1.25, 6.8, 6.11) are given at the end of each chapter. Comprehensive book for a beginner's point of view. Basic treatment of quantum statistical mechanics. It is a standard book for competitive exams. One thing I found very interesting : calculation of partition function of FD & BE gas in canonical ensemble without switching to grand canonical ensemble. (I think problem 2.3 is a bit shaky & last portion of section 3.1 is ...
    READ MORE

    Indranil Halder

    Certified Buyer

    28 Apr, 2013

    1
    2
    Report Abuse
    4

    Nice product

    Good book but every topic is not covered in details​
    READ MORE

    Humesh Thakur

    Certified Buyer

    31 May, 2017

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    5

    Super!

    Best
    READ MORE

    Bhupendra Singh

    Certified Buyer

    17 May, 2017

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    5

    Mind-blowing purchase

    Have a great mathematical and theoretical view!!
    READ MORE

    Flipkart Customer

    Certified Buyer

    12 Mar, 2017

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    5

    Terrific

    For ug go for it
    READ MORE

    Lakshmi Kumari

    Certified Buyer

    27 Feb, 2017

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    4

    Pretty good

    It's a very nice book.its a first book of statistical mechanics which wasnt been vague not even a single topic.I am an undergraduate student and I must say it's the best stat mech book to buy.
    READ MORE

    Siddharth Pandya

    Certified Buyer

    28 Sep, 2016

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    5

    best book..........lucidly written

    you will feel no problem while going through this book........very much well organised and with brrief content
    READ MORE

    amitabh kushwaha

    Certified Buyer

    21 Mar, 2015

    0
    0
    Report Abuse
    +
    View all 8 reviews
    Safe and Secure Payments. Easy returns. 100% Authentic products.
    Back to top