## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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2- 7- 2 in which a gas is enclosed in a vertical cylinder by a

the

position at a height s,. When the

2- 7- 2 in which a gas is enclosed in a vertical cylinder by a

**piston**of weight w,the

**piston**being thermally insulated from the gas. Initially the**piston**is clamped inposition at a height s,. When the

**piston**is released, it oscillates for a while and ...Page 71

2-7- i A system consisting of a fluid (gas or liqtiid) contained in a cylinder dosed

off by a movable

the distance of the

is ...

2-7- i A system consisting of a fluid (gas or liqtiid) contained in a cylinder dosed

off by a movable

**piston**. The one external parameter is the distance s, which isthe distance of the

**piston**from the end wall of the cylinder. pose that this systemis ...

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The cylinder is submerged in 1 liter of water, and the entire system is initially at

the uniform temperature of 25°C. The heat capacities of the cylinder and

may be neglected. When the

The cylinder is submerged in 1 liter of water, and the entire system is initially at

the uniform temperature of 25°C. The heat capacities of the cylinder and

**piston**may be neglected. When the

**piston**is undamped, a new equilibrium situation is ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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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