The Conceptual Foundations of the Statistical Approach in by Paul Ehrenfest

By Paul Ehrenfest

During this concise hardcover variation, Paul Ehrenfest, one of many twentieth century's maximum physicists, reformulated the principles of the statistical method in mechanics. initially released in 1912 as a piece of writing for the German Encyclopedia of Mathematical Sciences, it has misplaced little of its clinical and didactic price, and no severe pupil of statistical mechanics can find the money for to stay blind to this nice paintings. half one of many e-book describes the older formula of statistico-mechanical investigations (kineto-statistics of the molecule). half takes up the trendy formula of kineto-statistics of the gasoline version, and half 3 explores W. Gibbs's significant paintings, user-friendly rules in Statistical Mechanics and its insurance of such issues because the challenge of axiomatization in kineto-statistics, the creation of canonical and microcanonical distributions, and the analogy to the observable habit of thermodynamic platforms. Unabridged Dover republication of the version released by means of Cornell collage Press, Ithaca, long island, 1959. 1 representation. Bibliography. Notes. Appendixes.

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