States of matter

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Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1985 - Science - 500 pages
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Overview covers thermodynamics and statistical mechanics; gases, solids, and liquids; perfect gases; electronics in metals; the Bose condensation; and numerous pertinent aspects of phase transitions. 1975 edition.

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Contents

PERFECT GASES
98
SOLIDS
142
LIQUIDS AND INTERACTING GASES
227
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Dr. David L. Goodstein is Vice Provost and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at the California Institute of Technology, where he has been on the faculty for over 35 years. In 1995, he was named the Frank J. Gilloon Distinguished Teaching and Service Professor. In 1999, Dr. Goodstein was awarded the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers, and in 2000, the John P. McGovern Medal of the Sigma Xi Society. He has served on and chaired numerous scientific and academic panels, including the National Advisory Committee to the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the California Council on Science and Technology. His books include States of Matter and Feynman??'s Lost Lecture, written with his wife, Dr. Judith Goodstein. In the 1980???s, he was Director and host of The Mechanical Universe television program.

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