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This comprehensive text written for M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry), M.Phil. (Physics) and B.Sc. (Hons) students aims at presenting the fundamentals of statistical mechanics in a clear and concise manner. In fourteen chapters, the book deals with all aspects of statistical mechanics: Thermodynamics, Microcanonical Ensemble, Canonical Ensemble, Grand Canonical Ensemble, MB Distribution, FD Distribution, BE Distribution for an ideal gas. The text also delves into certain topics of special interest, such as Interacting Systems, Phase Transitions, Kinetic Physics, Dynamic Theory of Gases, etc. The book concludes with an appendix on semiconductor statistics. Key Features • Comprehensive and lucid presentation on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. • Good number of worked-out problems and glimpses are given at the end of each chapter, which helps in reviewing the entire chapter in a short time. • Review questions, short question answers, multiple choice questions with answers make the book quite useful for UGC-CSIR NET/SET, GATE and other entrance examinations. • The book is student-friendly, thought-provoking and stimulating. Printed Pages: 720.