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Classical Best Statistical Mechanics books for studying for qualifier?

  1. Jul 7, 2017 #1
    Does any one have any good books, or other references, that they would recommend for studying for the thermodynamics & statistical mechanics portion of graduate qualifying exams? I didn't have any undergrad Stat Mech and my grad prof/class was really not good, to the point that I didn't really learn anything. So I've got some catching up to do before the qual. I was planning on using "A Guide to Physics problems" parts 1&2 by Sidney Cahn and Boris Nadgorny for general study but I need some more prep on stat therm first. I used Huang in class, but wasn't super fond of it.
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2017
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  3. Jul 7, 2017 #2

    Charles Link

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    If you are referring to Statistical and Thermal Physics, I would recommend the book by F.Reif.
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