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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Statistical mechanics

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] F. Reif
SeriesBerkeley physics course -- v. 5, Berkeley physics course -- v. 5.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 398 p.
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26908338M

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