List of textbooks in statistical mechanics

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A list of notable textbooks in statistical mechanics, arranged by date.

Equilibrium statistical mechanics, and statistical mechanics as a whole[edit]

  • Gibbs, Josiah Willard (1902). Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics, developed with especial reference to the rational foundation of thermodynamics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
  • Ehrenfest, Paul and Tatiana (1912). The conceptual foundations of the statistical approach in mechanics. German Encyclopedia of Mathematical Sciences
translated by Michael J. Moravcsik (1959) Ithaca: Cornell University Press; (1990) New York: Dover ISBN 0-486-66250-0
  • Fowler, R. H. (1929). Statistical mechanics : the theory of the properties of matter in equilibrium. Cambridge: University Press.
2e (1936) Cambridge: University Press; (1980) Cambridge University Press ISBN 0-521-09377-5
translated by D. Shoenberg (1938) Oxford:Clarendon Press.
translated by E. Peierls and R.F. Peierls (1958) Oxford: Pergamon Press.
2e (1951) Translated by J.B. Sykes and M.J. Kearsley (1968) Oxford : Pergamon Press. ISBN 0-08-009103-2
3e (1976) Translated by J.B. Sykes and M.J. Kearsley (1980) Oxford : Pergamon Press. ISBN 0-7506-3372-7
translated by G. Gamow (1949) New York: Dover ISBN 0-486-60147-1
  • Sommerfeld, Arnold; ed: F. Bopp, J. Meixner (1952). Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
translated by J. Kestin (1956) New York:Academic Press.
  • ter Haar, Dirk (1954). Elements of statistical mechanics. London: Constable.
2e (1966) New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston
3e (1995) Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann ISBN 0-7506-2347-0
2e (1987) New York: Wiley ISBN 0-471-81518-7
2e (1988) Amsterdam: North-Holland ISBN 0-444-87103-9
2e (1991) Berlin: Springer Verlag ISBN 0-387-53662-0, ISBN 3-540-53662-0
2e Kittel, Charles; and Kroemer, Herbert (1980) New York: W.H. Freeman ISBN 0-7167-1088-9
reissued (1974), (1989); (1999) Singapore: World Scientific ISBN 981-02-3862-2
2e (1988) Chichester: Wiley ISBN 0-471-91532-7, ISBN 0-471-91533-5
2e (1996) Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann (now Elsevier) ISBN 0-7506-2469-8
2e (2000) Sausalito, Calif.: University Science ISBN 1-891389-15-7
2e (2004) Cambridge: University Press ISBN 0-521-54649-4
2e (1998) Chichester: Wiley ISBN 0-471-59520-9

Kinetic theory[edit]

translated by Stephen G. Brush (1964) Berkeley: University of California Press; (1995) New York: Dover ISBN 0-486-68455-5
translated by J.B. Sykes and R.N. Franklin (1981) London: Pergamon ISBN 0-08-026480-8, ISBN 0-7506-2635-6

Statistical mechanics of quantum systems[edit]

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