## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Let us now consider two macroscopic systems A and A' which can

each other so that they can exchange energy. (Their total energy remains

constant, of course, since the combined system Am consisting of A and A' is

isolated.) ...

Let us now consider two macroscopic systems A and A' which can

**interact**witheach other so that they can exchange energy. (Their total energy remains

constant, of course, since the combined system Am consisting of A and A' is

isolated.) ...

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2*8 General

systems their external parameters do not remain fixed and the systems are not

thermally insulated. As a result of such a general

a ...

2*8 General

**interaction**In the most general case of**interaction**between twosystems their external parameters do not remain fixed and the systems are not

thermally insulated. As a result of such a general

**interaction**the mean energy ofa ...

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FERROMAGNETISM 10-6

of N identical atoms arranged in a regular lattice. Each atom has a net electronic

spin S and associated magnetic moment p. Using a notation similar to that of ...

FERROMAGNETISM 10-6

**Interaction**between spins Consider a solid consistingof N identical atoms arranged in a regular lattice. Each atom has a net electronic

spin S and associated magnetic moment p. Using a notation similar to that of ...

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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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