Course of theoretical physics Vol. 5. Statistical physics, by Landau L.D., Lifshitz E.M.

By Landau L.D., Lifshitz E.M.

The fourth variation comprises seven new sections with chapters on basic Relativity, Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Cosmology. The textual content has been completely revised and extra difficulties inserted. the total process Theoretical Physics via Landau and Lifshitz, well-known as of the world's awesome physicists, is released in complete by means of Butterworth-Heinemann. It contains 9 volumes, overlaying all branches of the topic; translations from the Russian are by means of top scientists

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