Skip to main content
Physics LibreTexts


  • Page ID
  • Some useful reference books are:

    1. H.B. Callen, Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics (John Wiley & Sons, 1985)
    2. D. Chandler, Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics (Oxford University Press, 1987)
    3. W.Greiner, L. Neise and H. Stöcker, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (Springer, 1995)
    4. K. Huang, Statistical Mechanics (Joh Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1987)
    5. R. Kubo, Thermodynamics (North-Holland Publishing Co., 1968)
    6. F. Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics (McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1965)
    7. D.V. Schroeder, An Introduction to Thermal Physics (Addison Wesley Longman, 2000)
    8. M.W. Zemansky and R.H. Dittman, Heat and Thermodynamics (7th Ed.) (The McGrawHill Book Companies, Inc., 1997)

    The book by Chandrasekhar, referred to in chapter 9, is S. Chandrasekhar, An Introduction to the Study of Stellar Structure (Dover Publications, Inc., 1967)

    • Was this article helpful?