From Microphysics to Macrophysics: Methods and Applications of Statistical Physics, Volume 1. Front Cover · Roger Balian. Springer Science. From microphysics to macrophysics: methods and applications of statistical physics. Front Cover. Roger Balian. Springer-Verlag, – Science – pages . Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Roger Balian and others published From Microphysics to Macrophysics.

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Although it has changed considerably in both coverage and length, this book originated from lecture courses at the Ecole Polytechnique. Methods and Applications of Statistical PhysicsVolume 1. Methods In Field Theory: Selected pages Title Page.

Other editions – View all From Microphysics to Macrophysics: A wide range of micrphysics Bloggat om From Microphysics to Macrophysics. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Claude Bloch R Balian E-bok. This popular, often cited text returns in a softcover edition to provide a thorough introduction to statistical physics and thermodynamics, and to exhibit the universality of the chain of ideas leading from the laws of microphysics to the macroscopic behaviour of matter.


A wide range of applications illustrates the concepts, and many exercises reinforce understanding.

Gershenfeld No preview available – The Mathematical Theory of Thermodynamic Trom The courses put a stress on giving foundations with a balance between the various natural and mathematical sciences, without neglecting general cultural aspects; specialization and technological instruction follow after the students have left the Ecole.

Methods and Applications of Statistical Methods and Applications of The students form a very mixed population, not yet having made their choice of career. From Microphysics to Macrophysics: In fact, its programme corresponds to the intermediate years at a university, while the level of the students is particularly high owing to their strict selection through entrance examina- tions.

Roger Balian Limited preview – Volume I discusses the probabilistic description of quantum or classical systems, the Boltzmann-Gibbs distributions, the conservation laws, and the interpretation of entropy as missing information.

Books by Roger Balian (Author of From Microphysics to Macrophysics)

Volume II av Roger Balian. Many of them become high-level engineers, covering all branches of industry, some devote themselves to pure or applied research, others become managers or civil servants, and one can find former students of the Ecole amongst generals, the clergy, teachers, and even artists and Presidents of Prance. Statistical physics, in the broadest meaning of the term, with its many related disci- plines, is an essential element of modern macrophysic culture.


Thermodynamics and electromagnetism in matter are dealt with, as well as applications to dilute and condensed gases, and to phase transitions. Skickas inom vardagar. Several features of the present volume, and in particular its contents, correspond to this variety and to the needs of such an audience.

It is useful to re- mind non-Prench readers of the special place this institution mucrophysics in our education system, as it has few features in common with institutes with a similar name in other parts of the world.