Graduate level References for Statistical Mechanics

  1. Roger Bowley and Mariana Sanchez, Introductory Statistical Mechanics, Oxford University Press (1996).

  2. H. B. Callen, Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics, John Wiley & Sons (1985).

  3. D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics, Oxford University Press (1987).

  4. C. Garrod, Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Oxford University Press (1995).

  5. David L. Goodstein, States of Matter. See the review in Am. J. Phys. 44, 610-611 (1976).

  6. Walter Greiner, Ludwig Neise, and Horst Stocker, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag (1995).

  7. Terrell L. Hill, Statistical Mechanics : Principles and Selected Applications, Dover Publications (1987.)

  8. John B. Hudson, Thermodynamics of Materials, Wiley (1996).

  9. Irving M. Klotz amd Robert M. Rosenburg, Chemical Thermodynamics, Wiley (1994). chemistry oriented.

  10. R. Kubo, Statistical Mechanics, North-Holland (1965).

  11. L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Statistical Physics, Addison-Wesley (1969).

  12. S.-k. Ma, Statistical Mechanics, World Scientific (1985).

  13. Donald A. McQuarrie, Statistical Mechanics, Harper and Row (1976).

  14. R. K. Pathria, Statistical Mechanics, second edition, Butterworth-Heinemann (1996).

  15. M. Plischke and B. Bergersen, Equilibrium Statistical Physics, second edition, Prentice Hall (1994).

  16. L. Reichl, A Modern Course in Statistical Physics. University of Texas Press (1980).

  17. M. Toda, R. Kubo, and N. Saito, Statistical Physics I: Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag (1983).

  18. J. R. Waldram, The Theory of Thermodynamics, Cambridge University Press (1985).

  19. J. D. Walecka, Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics, Stanford University Press (1989). (Text based on notes of Felix Bloch.)

More specialized and Related texts

  1. Cyril Domb, The Critical Point, Taylor & Francis (1996). [QC 173.4 .C74 D55]

  2. John L. Stanford and Stephen B. Vardeman, Statistical Methods for Physical Science, Academic Press (1994).

  3. Steven Savitt, ed., Time's Arrows Today, Cambridge (1995). [BD 638 T57]

  4. W. H. Zurek, ed., Complexity, Entropy, and the Physics of Information, Addison-Wesley (1990). table of contents. [QC 39 S48]

Updated 22 November 1997.