Statistical Mechanics

Donald A. McQuarrie
University of California, Davis

Same classic book, new lower price!

"This is the Bible of Stat Mech. It is a must-have for any person studying in the field of Statistical Mechanics." 

"It is worth twice the price and will prove to be an invaluable reference tool. It has fantastically detailed problems and solutions. I can't say enough good things about this book." 

Now available from University Science Books at a much lower price, this classic textbook has never been rivaled. It is ideal for a senior or first-year graduate level courses.  Statistical Mechanics is the extended version of McQuarrie's 1984 text -- Statistical Thermodynamics -- now out of print.  Although our printing of this book carries a 2000 copyright date, this is not a new edition.  It is the original first edition, without any changes to the text (except preface). Despite its age, it is still a renowned and accessible introduction to the subject, containing a large number of chapter-ending problems for students.

About the Author
As the author of landmark chemistry books and textbooks, Donald McQuarrie's name is synonymous with excellence in chemical education.  From his classic text
on Statistical Mechanics to his recent quantum-first tour de force on Physical Chemistry, McQuarrie's best selling textbooks are highly acclaimed by the chemistry community.  McQuarrie received his PhD from the University of Oregon, and is Professor Emeritus from the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis.  He makes his home at The Sea Ranch in California with his wife Carole, where he continues to write.

Print Book
ISBN 978-1-891389-15-3, 2000, clothbound, 640 pages
List Price US$125
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