Mazenko, Gene F. Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
1. Edition October 2006 115.- Euro 2006. XIV, 478 Pages, Softcover 85 Fig., 10 Tab. - Textbook - ISBN 978-3-527-40648-7 - Wiley-VCH, Berlin
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Short description This treatment of time dependent phenomena in condensed matter physics focuses on the development of generalized Langevin equations for treating nonlinear behavior in a wide variety of systems. Conventional ideas of linear response theory and kinetic theory are given in detail.
From the contents 1. Systems Out of Equilibrium 2. Time Dependent Phenomena in Condensed Matter Systems: Relationship of Theory and Experiment 3. General Properties of Time-Correlation Functions 4. Electrical Transport in Condensed Matter Systems 5. Linearized Langevin and Hydrodynamical Description of Time Correlation Functions 6. Hydrodynamic Spectrum of Normal Fluids 7. Kinetic Theory 8. Critical Phenomena and Broken Symmetry 9. Non-Linear Models 10. Unstable Growth 11. Perturbation Theory and the Dynamic Renormalization Group