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

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... Effusion and Molecular Beams 240 The

Applications of the

Summary of Definitions 256 Important Relations 256 Suggestions for

Supplementary Reading ...

... Effusion and Molecular Beams 240 The

**Equipartition Theorem**246Applications of the

**Equipartition Theorem**248 The Specific Heat of Solids 250Summary of Definitions 256 Important Relations 256 Suggestions for

Supplementary Reading ...

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Hence we have established the following general statement, known as the

in equilibrium at the absolute temperature T, every independent quadratic term in

its ...

Hence we have established the following general statement, known as the

**equipartition theorem**: If a system described by classical statistical mechanics isin equilibrium at the absolute temperature T, every independent quadratic term in

its ...

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By virtue of the

atom is then such that 1 - 2 – 1 ;p,” = #kT. The momentum of an atom thus has a

typical magnitude po of the order of po = Vp,” 2- VmkT. (67) To assure the validity

of ...

By virtue of the

**equipartition theorem**applied to (59), the momentum p, of theatom is then such that 1 - 2 – 1 ;p,” = #kT. The momentum of an atom thus has a

typical magnitude po of the order of po = Vp,” 2- VmkT. (67) To assure the validity

of ...

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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