Each section opens with a Preview and concludes with a Review,
providing students with defined goals for each section, immediate
reinforcement of the material, stronger overall coverage and added
relevance and interest.
Numerous examples are included, enhancing the material covered
by providing added detail as well as concrete illustrations of principles
Includes advanced topics presented in an accessible way. With
detailed explanations and lucid writing, the author is able to include
advanced topics and maintain a manageable level of rigor without compromising
the integrity of the material.
Provides current, applications-oriented coverage of Entropy.
Covering the topic in detail, the text presents an excellent introduction
to the use of this material in current applications at an undergraduate