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

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

aimed toward graduate scholars, this publication explores many of the center phenomena in non-equilibrium statistical physics. It makes a speciality of the advance and alertness of theoretical tips on how to support scholars strengthen their problem-solving talents. The e-book starts with microscopic delivery procedures: diffusion, collision-driven phenomena, and exclusion. It then offers the kinetics of aggregation, fragmentation and adsorption, the place the elemental phenomenology and answer strategies are emphasised. the subsequent chapters hide kinetic spin platforms, either from a discrete and a continuum point of view, the function of sickness in non-equilibrium tactics, hysteresis from the non-equilibrium point of view, the kinetics of chemical reactions, and the homes of advanced networks. The publication includes 2 hundred routines to check scholars' knowing of the topic. A hyperlink to an internet site hosted by way of the authors, containing supplementary fabric together with ideas to a couple of the routines, are available at www.cambridge.org/9780521851039.

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