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

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The ideal system of N spins has been described entirely in terms of quantum

mechanics, but is otherwise completely analogous to the

molecules. In the case of the gas, each molecule moves about and collides

occasionally with ...

The ideal system of N spins has been described entirely in terms of quantum

mechanics, but is otherwise completely analogous to the

**ideal gas**of Nmolecules. In the case of the gas, each molecule moves about and collides

occasionally with ...

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1.33 A gas whose average pressure p is measured by means of a manometer

consisting of a U-tube filled with mercury. ... Pressure of an

is confined within a container, the many collisions of the gas molecules with the ...

1.33 A gas whose average pressure p is measured by means of a manometer

consisting of a U-tube filled with mercury. ... Pressure of an

**ideal gas**When a gasis confined within a container, the many collisions of the gas molecules with the ...

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4.14 Equation of state of an

which contains a gas consisting of N1 molecules of one type and N2 molecules

of another type. (For example, these might be O2 and N2 molecules.) Assuming ...

4.14 Equation of state of an

**ideal gas**mixture Consider a container of volume Vwhich contains a gas consisting of N1 molecules of one type and N2 molecules

of another type. (For example, these might be O2 and N2 molecules.) Assuming ...

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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