By Sidney B. Cahn,Gerald D. Mahan,Boris E. Nadgorny,Max Dresden
In order to equip hopeful graduate scholars with the information essential to go the qualifying exam, the authors have assembled and solved regular and unique difficulties from significant American universities – Boston collage, college of Chicago, college of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, collage of Maryland, collage of Michigan, Michigan country, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, college of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the collage of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and expertise. quite a lot of fabric is roofed and comparisons are made among comparable difficulties of alternative faculties to supply the coed with sufficient info to suppose cozy and assured on the examination. Guide to Physics Problems is released in volumes: this ebook, Part 2, covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics; Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics.
Praise for A consultant to Physics difficulties: half 2: Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, and Quantum Mechanics:
"… A consultant to Physics difficulties, half 2 not just serves a big functionality, yet is a excitement to learn. by means of identifying difficulties from diversified universities or even various medical cultures, the authors have successfully kept away from a one-sided method of physics. all of the difficulties are reliable, a few are very attention-grabbing, a few certainly fascinating, a couple of are loopy; yet them all stimulate the reader to contemplate physics, now not simply to coach you to move an examination. i actually obtained significant excitement in operating the issues, and that i might wager that any one who desires to be a certified physicist may event comparable amusement. … This ebook should be an exceptional support to scholars and professors, in addition to a resource of delight and enjoyment." (From Foreword through Max Dresden)
"An very good source for graduate scholars in physics and, one expects, additionally for his or her teachers." (Daniel Kleppner, Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT)
"A great number of difficulties … Thought-provoking, unique, and simply undeniable enjoyable to solve." (Giovanni Vignale, division of Physics and Astronomy, collage of Missouri at Columbia)
"Interesting certainly and relaxing. the issues are inventive and their ideas very informative. i might definitely suggest it to all graduate scholars and physicists quite often … fairly beneficial for academics who wish to take into consideration difficulties to provide of their course." (Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University)
"A very completely assembled, attention-grabbing set of difficulties that covers the most important parts of physics addressed through Ph.D. qualifying checks. … Will turn out Most worthy to either college and scholars. certainly, I plan to take advantage of this fabric as a resource of examples and illustrations that may be labored into my lectures." (Douglas turbines, college of California at Irvine)
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A Guide to Physics Problems: Part 2: Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, and Quantum Mechanics (Language of Science) by Sidney B. Cahn,Gerald D. Mahan,Boris E. Nadgorny,Max Dresden