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

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The value of m could also be computed directly, of course, by using the

probability P'(m) that m

dealing with two variables, u and v, which can

. and t'1, U2, ...

The value of m could also be computed directly, of course, by using the

probability P'(m) that m

**assumes**its possible values ... Suppose that one isdealing with two variables, u and v, which can

**assume**the values , too tl 1, 112, . .. and t'1, U2, ...

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Suppose that the substance is at an absolute temperature T. What then is si, the

mean component of the magnetic moment of one of its atoms along the direction

of the magnetic field B? We

Suppose that the substance is at an absolute temperature T. What then is si, the

mean component of the magnetic moment of one of its atoms along the direction

of the magnetic field B? We

**assume**that each magnetic atom interacts only ...Page 186

In a quantum-mechanical description, this energy can

values 24/4 Ej = hoisi + 1) (i) 2A where the quantum number j, which determines

the magnitude of the angular momentum J, can

1, 2, ...

In a quantum-mechanical description, this energy can

**assume**the discretevalues 24/4 Ej = hoisi + 1) (i) 2A where the quantum number j, which determines

the magnitude of the angular momentum J, can

**assume**the possible values j = 0,1, 2, ...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

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