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## Advanced Statistical Mechanics

*Barry M McCoy*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book begins where elementary books and courses leave off and covers the advances made in statistical mechanics in the past fifty years. The book is divided into three parts. The first part is on ... More

## Ree–Hoover virial expansion and hard particles

*Barry M. McCoy*

### in Advanced Statistical Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter derives the modification of the Mayer expansion made by Ree and Hoover. Analytic expressions for the virial coefficients B2,B3, and B4 are given and Monte–Carlo results for Bn for 5 ≤ n ... More

## Foundations of the Mode-Coupling Theory for the Evolution of Glassy Dynamics in Liquids

*Wolfgang Götze*

### in Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids: A Mode-Coupling Theory

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199235346
- eISBN:
- 9780191715600
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235346.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In this chapter, mode-coupling equations of motion for a correlation-function description of the dynamics of simple liquids and colloids are derived and their mathematical properties are analysed. ... More

## High density expansions

*Barry M. McCoy*

### in Advanced Statistical Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter sketches the basic principles of molecular dynamics computations. It presents the results of high density computations for hard spheres and discs. It provides data for the freezing ... More

## Pseudo-Liouville and Binary Collision Operators in Dissipative Gas Dynamics

*Nikolai V. Brilliantov and Thorsten Pöschel*

### in Kinetic Theory of Granular Gases

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198530381
- eISBN:
- 9780191713057
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530381.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

For hard spheres the interaction potential diverges, that is, an infinite force arises when two particles are brought into contact. This causes serious problems when the standard tools of kinetic ... More

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