|Classical Dynamics |
by Donald T. Greenwood
Graduate-level text provides strong background in more abstract areas of dynamical theory. Hamilton's equations, d'Alembert's principle, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, other topics. Problems and references. 1977 edition.
|Classical Mechanics: 2nd Edition |
by H.C. Corben, Philip Stehle
Applications not usually taught in physics courses include theory of space-charge limited currents, atmospheric drag, motion of meteoritic dust, variational principles in rocket motion, transfer functions, much more. 1960 edition.
|The Variational Principles of Mechanics |
by Cornelius Lanczos
Philosophic, less formalistic approach to analytical mechanics offers model of clear, scholarly exposition at graduate level with coverage of basics, calculus of variations, principle of virtual work, equations of motion, more.
|Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics |
by Rodney J. Baxter
Exploration of two-dimensional lattice models examines basic statistical mechanics, Ising models, spherical models, ice-type models, corner transfer matrices, and elliptic functions. 1982 edition, with author's 2007 update on subsequent developments.
|Engineering Mechanics for Structures |
by Louis L. Bucciarelli
This text explores the mechanics of solids and statics as well as the strength of materials and elasticity theory. Its many design exercises encourage creative initiative and systems thinking. 2009 edition.
|Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics |
by E. Atlee Jackson
Key features include an elementary introduction to probability, distribution functions, and uncertainty; a review of the concept and significance of energy; and various models of physical systems. 1968 edition.
|Introductory Statistical Mechanics for Physicists |
by D. K. C. MacDonald
This concise introduction is geared toward those concerned with solid state or low temperature physics. It presents the principles with simplicity and clarity, reviewing issues of critical interest. 1963 edition.
|Mathematical Foundations of Statistical Mechanics |
by A. Ya. Khinchin
Phase space, ergodic problems, central limit theorem, dispersion and distribution of sum functions. Chapters include Geometry and Kinematics of the Phase Space; Reduction to the Problem of the Theory of Probability; and more.
by J. P. Den Hartog
This classic introductory text features hundreds of applications and design problems that illuminate fundamentals of trusses, loaded beams and cables, and related areas. Includes 334 answered problems.
|The Principles of Statistical Mechanics |
by Richard C. Tolman
Definitive treatise offers a concise exposition of classical statistical mechanics and a thorough elucidation of quantum statistical mechanics, plus applications of statistical mechanics to thermodynamic behavior. 1930 edition.
|Principles of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics |
by D. F. Lawden
A thorough exploration of the universal principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, this volume takes an applications-oriented approach to a multitude of situations arising in physics and engineering. 1987 edition.
|Stability Theory and Its Applications to Structural Mechanics |
by Clive L. Dym
Self-contained text focuses on Koiter postbuckling analyses, with mathematical notions of stability of motion. It develops analyses from potential energy considerations, with applications to columns, plates, and arches. 1974 edition.
|Statistical Mechanics: Principles and Selected Applications |
by Terrell L. Hill
Standard text covers classical statistical mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, relation of statistical mechanics to thermodynamics, plus fluctuations, theory of imperfect gases and condensation, distribution functions and the liquid state, more.
|Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics |
by Max Jammer
Rigorous, concise, and provocative monograph analyzes the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, and much more. 1964 edition.
|Elementary Statistical Physics |
by Charles Kittel
Graduate-level text covers properties of the Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions; the interrelated subjects of fluctuations, thermal noise, and Brownian movement; and the thermodynamics of irreversible processes. 1958 edition.
|Fundamentals of Mathematical Physics |
by Edgar A. Kraut
Indispensable for students of modern physics, this text provides the necessary background in mathematics to study the concepts of electromagnetic theory and quantum mechanics. 1967 edition.
|Landmark Experiments in Twentieth-Century Physics |
by George L. Trigg
Clear, detailed explorations feature extensive quotations from original research papers in their coverage of groundbreaking research. Topics include x-rays, superconductivity, neutrinos, lasers, and many other subjects. 120 illustrations. 1975 edition.
|Mathematical Physics: A Popular Introduction |
by Francis Bitter
Reader-friendly guide offers illustrative examples of the rules of physical science and how they were formulated. Direct, nontechnical terms explain methods of fact gathering, analysis, and experimentation. 60 figures. 1963 edition.
|Statistical Physics |
by Gregory H. Wannier
Classic text combines thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory in one unified presentation. Topics include equilibrium statistics of special systems, kinetic theory, transport coefficients, and fluctuations. Problems with solutions. 1966 edition.