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Molecular Driving Forces, Third Edition

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Dill and Bromberg’s Molecular Driving Forces, Third Edition, provides an introduction to statistical thermodynamics, describing the principles and forces that drive chemical and biological processes. Known for its reader-friendly narrative and its uniquely understandable treatment of entropy, the text emphasizes the use of simple models to treat a wide range of molecular systems at a level that is accessible to the undergraduate student.

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Dill and Bromberg’s Molecular Driving Forces, Third Edition, provides an introduction to statistical thermodynamics, describing the principles and forces that drive chemical and biological processes. Known for its reader-friendly narrative and its uniquely understandable treatment of entropy, the text emphasizes the use of simple models to treat a wide range of molecular systems at a level that is accessible to the undergraduate student.


The third edition features

  • A new chapter on dynamics, including regulation, adaptation, feedback and biological evolution
  • Substantial updates on water and aqueous solvation
  • New vignettes on Bayes theorem, reverse osmosis, modern batteries, Hofmeister solvation, and others
  • New and updated chapter-ending problems

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