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

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(a) The probability P(M) that the total magnetic moment of A assumes any one of

its possible values M. (b) The mean value M of the total magnetic moment of A. (c

)

(a) The probability P(M) that the total magnetic moment of A assumes any one of

its possible values M. (b) The mean value M of the total magnetic moment of A. (c

)

**Suppose**that the systems are now again separated so that they are no longer ...Page 138

which it is free to exchange energy. The system A' is supposed to be located in a

magnetic field B and to consist of N spins #, each having a magnetic moment u0.

**Suppose**that this system A is placed in thermal contact with a system A^ withwhich it is free to exchange energy. The system A' is supposed to be located in a

magnetic field B and to consist of N spins #, each having a magnetic moment u0.

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within a glass tube, is filled with colored water instead of the colored alcohol

which is commonly used. The temperature 6 indicated by this type of

thermometer is, ...

**Suppose**that an ordinary thermometer, of the type consisting of a liquid columnwithin a glass tube, is filled with colored water instead of the colored alcohol

which is commonly used. The temperature 6 indicated by this type of

thermometer is, ...

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### Contents

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