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

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For instance, in the case of an

between E and E + 6E, all quantum states having energies in this range are

accessible to the system. It is conceptually simplest to discuss the case of a

system ...

For instance, in the case of an

**isolated system**merely known to have an energybetween E and E + 6E, all quantum states having energies in this range are

accessible to the system. It is conceptually simplest to discuss the case of a

system ...

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tion of the ensemble of

former constraint while keeping the

.

tion of the ensemble of

**systems**cannot be restored merely by reimposing theformer constraint while keeping the

**system isolated**(i.e., while preventing the**system**from interacting with any other**system**with which it can exchange energy).

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It corresponds to the most detailed possible specification of a system described

by quantum mechanics. macrostate (or ... motion of the particles in a system and

thus the energies of the possible quantum states of the system.

It corresponds to the most detailed possible specification of a system described

by quantum mechanics. macrostate (or ... motion of the particles in a system and

thus the energies of the possible quantum states of the system.

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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