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

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1.8 Average time between molecular

temperature and atmospheric pressure. Using the numerical values given in the

text, find the average time a N2 molecule travels before

1.8 Average time between molecular

**collisions**Consider nitrogen gas at roomtemperature and atmospheric pressure. Using the numerical values given in the

text, find the average time a N2 molecule travels before

**colliding**with another ...Page 319

In short, triple

Hence the analysis of

mechanical problem of only two interacting particles. (iii) The mean separation

between ...

In short, triple

**collisions**occur very rarely compared to two-particle**collisions**.Hence the analysis of

**collisions**can be reduced to the relatively simplemechanical problem of only two interacting particles. (iii) The mean separation

between ...

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(57) It only remains to calculate Us. Let us measure time from the instant t = 0

immediately after the particle's last

particle between this

(57) It only remains to calculate Us. Let us measure time from the instant t = 0

immediately after the particle's last

**collision**. The equation of motion of theparticle between this

**collision**and the next one is do. m—is a qć. Hence t}z F ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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