## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Consider first one typical degree of freedom of the system. Denote by *i(«) the

associated with this particular degree of freedom when it contributes to the

system ...

Consider first one typical degree of freedom of the system. Denote by *i(«) the

**total number**of possible values which can be assumed by the quantum numberassociated with this particular degree of freedom when it contributes to the

system ...

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Hence it follows that the probability P(E)

configuration where A has an energy between E and E + 6E is simply

proportional to the

under these ...

Hence it follows that the probability P(E)

**of**finding this combined system in aconfiguration where A has an energy between E and E + 6E is simply

proportional to the

**number of**states Q(0)(E) accessible to the**total**system Awunder these ...

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Since is a continuous function of E for each system, the 0 values of the systems

change in this way continuously until they reach ... Since the density of states

near E = S is equal to il<0)(E)/SE, the

given by ...

Since is a continuous function of E for each system, the 0 values of the systems

change in this way continuously until they reach ... Since the density of states

near E = S is equal to il<0)(E)/SE, the

**total number**of states is approximatelygiven by ...

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### Contents

Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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