## Statistical Physics, Volume 5Elementary college physics course for students majoring in science and engineering. |

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4.19 Mean pressure expressed in terms of partition function Consider again the

system described in

reservoir at the absolute temperature T, but may be arbitrarily complicated (e.g., ...

4.19 Mean pressure expressed in terms of partition function Consider again the

system described in

**Prob**. 4.18. The system is in thermal equilibrium with a heatreservoir at the absolute temperature T, but may be arbitrarily complicated (e.g., ...

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To study the practical possibility of this procedure, apply the results of

to cesium vapor. The cesium atom has a rather low ionization energy u = 3.89

electron volts and an atomic weight of 132.9. (a) Express the degree of

dissociation ...

To study the practical possibility of this procedure, apply the results of

**Prob**. 4.26to cesium vapor. The cesium atom has a rather low ionization energy u = 3.89

electron volts and an atomic weight of 132.9. (a) Express the degree of

dissociation ...

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(a) Use the result of

of a diatomic molecule in the gas. This energy should include the kinetic energy

of its center-of-mass motion and the energy of rotation of the molecule about its ...

(a) Use the result of

**Prob**. 4.23 to write down an expression for the mean energyof a diatomic molecule in the gas. This energy should include the kinetic energy

of its center-of-mass motion and the energy of rotation of the molecule about its ...

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Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

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absolute temperature absorbed accessible approximation assume atoms average Avogadro's calculate classical collision Consider constant container corresponding cules denote discussion distribution ensemble entropy equal equilibrium situation equipartition theorem example exchange energy expression external parameters fluctuations function given heat capacity heat Q heat reservoir Hence ideal gas initial internal energy interval isolated system kinetic energy large number left half liquid ln Q macroscopic parameters macroscopic system macrostate magnetic field magnetic moment magnitude mass mean energy mean number mean pressure mean value measured mechanics mole molecular momentum number of molecules occur oscillator particle particular partition phase space piston position possible values Prob quantity quantum numbers quasi-static random relation result simply solid specific heat spin system statistical statistical ensemble statistically independent Suppose thermal contact thermal interaction thermally insulated thermometer tion total energy total magnetic total number unit volume velocity