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Testing Physics GRE and Thermodynamics - recommended reading?

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  1. Jan 19, 2010 #1
    Hi all, I wanted to know what text would be best reading for the thermodynamics portion of the Physics GRE. Quantum and Electrodynamics has "Griffiths" questions, for instance: "standard tomes", if you will. Is there, likewise, a standard tome of thermo and statistical?

    Thanks so much...
     
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  3. Jan 19, 2010 #2
    The thermodynamics on the PGRE is the most elementary stuff you can find. If you read the thermo section of any introductory physics text, you already know 90% of it (linear expansion, heat capacity, heat engines, etc). Just pick up a copy of Halliday/Resnick, and you'll be good (I found my older copy for like $5).
     
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