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By Sidney B. Cahn,Gerald D. Mahan,Boris E. Nadgorny,Max Dresden

In order to equip hopeful graduate scholars with the data essential to cross the qualifying exam, the authors have assembled and solved typical and unique difficulties from significant American universities – Boston college, college of Chicago, college of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, collage of Maryland, college of Michigan, Michigan country, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, college of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the college of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and know-how. a variety of fabric is roofed and comparisons are made among related difficulties of alternative faculties to supply the coed with adequate details to believe cozy and assured on the examination. Guide to Physics Problems is released in volumes: this publication, Part 2, covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics; Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics.

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