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

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the heat given off by the system and is given by – Q. Thus we can write Q = AE

and Q = AE' (49) for the heat Q

by system A', respectively. The conservation of energy (47) implies then that Q +

Q ...

the heat given off by the system and is given by – Q. Thus we can write Q = AE

and Q = AE' (49) for the heat Q

**absorbed**by system A and the heat Q'**absorbed**by system A', respectively. The conservation of energy (47) implies then that Q +

Q ...

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The heat Q

ways: either by measuring it directly in terms of work, or by comparing it with the

known change of internal energy of some other system which gives off the heat Q

.

The heat Q

**absorbed**by a system thus can be measured in two slightly differentways: either by measuring it directly in terms of work, or by comparing it with the

known change of internal energy of some other system which gives off the heat Q

.

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S(TV) – S(To,Vo) = "coln # + R lin #| To Vo Or S(TV) = |coln T + R lin V + constant}

(50) Adiabatic compression or expansion Consider an ideal gas which is

adiabatically isolated so that it cannot

volume ...

S(TV) – S(To,Vo) = "coln # + R lin #| To Vo Or S(TV) = |coln T + R lin V + constant}

(50) Adiabatic compression or expansion Consider an ideal gas which is

adiabatically isolated so that it cannot

**absorb**any heat. Suppose now that thevolume ...

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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