## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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7*10 Related

of

(7-9 10). For example, one may be interested in the quantity g(vz) dvx = the ...

7*10 Related

**velocity**distributions and mean values Distribution of a componentof

**velocity**Various other distributions of physical interest follow immediately from(7-9 10). For example, one may be interested in the quantity g(vz) dvx = the ...

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To pumps To PumP* Fig. 7-12-2 A molecular -beam apparatus for studying the

upon impact. 7 12-2 shows one experimental arrangement which has been used.

To pumps To PumP* Fig. 7-12-2 A molecular -beam apparatus for studying the

**velocity**distribution of silver (Ag) atoms. The Ag atoms stick to the drum surfaceupon impact. 7 12-2 shows one experimental arrangement which has been used.

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The probability of occurrence of such a collision where an .4 molecule changes

its

vi to one near v% is by (14-2 -1) described in terms of the scattering probability ...

The probability of occurrence of such a collision where an .4 molecule changes

its

**velocity**from v to one near r', while an .4 1 molecules changes its**velocity**fromvi to one near v% is by (14-2 -1) described in terms of the scattering probability ...

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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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