4 edition of **Critical phenomena** found in the catalog.

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- 8 Currently reading

Published
**1985**
by Birkhäuser in Boston
.

Written in English

- Critical phenomena (Physics) -- Congresses.,
- Phase transformations (Statistical physics) -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographies.

Statement | Valentin Ceauşescu, Gabriel Costache, and Vladimir Georgescu, editors. |

Series | Progress in physics ;, vol. 11, Progress in physics (Boston, Mass.) ;, v. 11. |

Contributions | Ceauşescu, V., Costache, Gabriel, 1942-, Georgescu, V. 1947- |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.4.C74 B73 1983 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 438 p. : |

Number of Pages | 438 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL3023581M |

ISBN 10 | 0817632891 |

LC Control Number | 85003861 |

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Critical phenomena are related to the concept of bifurcations that we discussed when we discussed dynamical systems. Recall the following example x˙ = x(µx2) For any initial condition and µµc =0the system will either go into the one of the states x = ± p Size: 4MB. The Theory of Critical Phenomena: An Introduction to the Renormalization Group. Abstract. Here is a much-needed basic text that covers a vital area in physics for beginning graduate students. This book provides a thorough introduction to these techniques, one that assumes only a sound undergraduate background in physics and.

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It then analyzes the flaws in the theory, and makes a very good intuitive and mathematical arguement for the existence of the renormalization group, and starts drawing results from it.

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Liquid and gas can coexist only within the regions indicated by the green-shaded area in the diagram above. As the temperature and pressure rise, this region becomes more narrow, finally reaching zero width at the critical point. The values of P, T, and V at this juncture are known as the critical constants P c, T c, and V c.

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Critical phenomena are cooperative effects—that is, effects resulting from the properties of the entire system of particles and not from the individual properties of each particle. The problem of cooperative effects has not yet been entirely solved, and thus there is no exhaustive theory of critical phenomena.

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This book emphasizes the common aspects of particle physics and the theory of critical Author: Jean Zinn-Justin. Critical phenomena by Braşov School Conference ( Poiana Braşov, Romania), Valentin Ceausescu, Gabriel Costsche; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Congresses, Critical phenomena (Physics), Phase transformations (Statistical physics), Theoretical Physics, Phase transformations (Statist.In trying to solve them, the reader will learn whether he has profited from this wonderful book as much as he really should.

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