## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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B,V,tt The quantity m is called the "

chemical species and has been denned so that it has the dimensions of energy.

Then (8-7-2) can be written in the form dS = jidE + fdV-2!fdNi (8-7-6) or ^ dE = T

dS ...

B,V,tt The quantity m is called the "

**chemical potential**per molecule" of the jthchemical species and has been denned so that it has the dimensions of energy.

Then (8-7-2) can be written in the form dS = jidE + fdV-2!fdNi (8-7-6) or ^ dE = T

dS ...

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In the same way, it is sometimes useful to define a

This is given by the relation (dG/dvi) ; since Vi = Ni/Na, it is N„ times larger than

the corresponding chemical One could readily extend the arguments of this

section ...

In the same way, it is sometimes useful to define a

**chemical potential**per mole.This is given by the relation (dG/dvi) ; since Vi = Ni/Na, it is N„ times larger than

the corresponding chemical One could readily extend the arguments of this

section ...

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Mathematically, this is manifested by the properties of the

the last chapter we saw that the

determining the equilibrium conditions between phases or chemical components.

Mathematically, this is manifested by the properties of the

**chemical potential**Inthe last chapter we saw that the

**chemical potential**is the important parameterdetermining the equilibrium conditions between phases or chemical components.

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Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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