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

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As a first application we shall investigate the magnetic properties of a substance

which contains No magnetic

external magnetic field B. We consider the particularly simple case where each ...

As a first application we shall investigate the magnetic properties of a substance

which contains No magnetic

**atoms**per unit volume and which is placed in anexternal magnetic field B. We consider the particularly simple case where each ...

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4.17 In (a) all the

normal positions while the possible interstitial positions (indicated by white dots)

are unoccupied. At higher temperatures some of the interstitial positions are ...

4.17 In (a) all the

**atoms**of the solid (indicated by black circles) are shown in theirnormal positions while the possible interstitial positions (indicated by white dots)

are unoccupied. At higher temperatures some of the interstitial positions are ...

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(b) Focusing attention now on the whole solid, suppose that there are n

interstitial positions. Then there must also be n

positions. Since any one of the n empty normal positions can be combined with

any one ...

(b) Focusing attention now on the whole solid, suppose that there are n

**atoms**ininterstitial positions. Then there must also be n

**atoms**absent from normalpositions. Since any one of the n empty normal positions can be combined with

any one ...

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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