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

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The mass of a 1°C atom is thus exactly

atom is then approximately

atom (or molecule) to the mass unit mo is called the atomic weight of the atom (or

...

The mass of a 1°C atom is thus exactly

**equal**to 12 mass units. The mass of a Hatom is then approximately

**equal**to one mass unit. The ratio of the mass m of anatom (or molecule) to the mass unit mo is called the atomic weight of the atom (or

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The statistical description of the system involves probability statements about an

ensemble of such systems all of which are subject to the same specified

constraints. If the system is in equilibrium, it is found with

each one of ...

The statistical description of the system involves probability statements about an

ensemble of such systems all of which are subject to the same specified

constraints. If the system is in equilibrium, it is found with

**equal**probability ineach one of ...

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other) until A* attains its final equilibrium situation where it is found with

probability in each one of the Q? states now accessible to it. Suppose that the

systems A and A' are now separated again from each other so that they can no

longer ...

other) until A* attains its final equilibrium situation where it is found with

**equal**probability in each one of the Q? states now accessible to it. Suppose that the

systems A and A' are now separated again from each other so that they can no

longer ...

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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