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

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(38) Since T = (kB)-1 or ln T = —ln 8 — In k, it follows correspondingly that (AT/T)

= —(AB/B) so that (38) is also equivalent to |AT| < T. (39) We shall say that the

(38) Since T = (kB)-1 or ln T = —ln 8 — In k, it follows correspondingly that (AT/T)

= —(AB/B) so that (38) is also equivalent to |AT| < T. (39) We shall say that the

**heat Q**absorbed by a system is small whenever (38) is valid, i.e., whenever Q is ...Page 304

In 1824, before heat had become generally recognized as a form of energy, the

young French engineer Carnot published ... To get the maximum amount of work

w from the engine, the

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In 1824, before heat had become generally recognized as a form of energy, the

young French engineer Carnot published ... To get the maximum amount of work

w from the engine, the

**heat q**' given to the auxiliary reservoir A' should thus be as...

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7.17 Operation of a Carnot engine indicated on a diagram of mean pressure p

versus volume V. *7.17 Ideal gas Carnot engine We wish to show explicitly that it

is possible to design a highly idealized engine which can, in a cycle, extract

7.17 Operation of a Carnot engine indicated on a diagram of mean pressure p

versus volume V. *7.17 Ideal gas Carnot engine We wish to show explicitly that it

is possible to design a highly idealized engine which can, in a cycle, extract

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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