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

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(For example, the number n of molecules located in the left half of a box of gas is

such a

values of all its

(For example, the number n of molecules located in the left half of a box of gas is

such a

**macroscopic parameter**.) When the system is in equilibrium, the averagevalues of all its

**macroscopic parameters**remain constant in time, although the ...Page 50

Concluding Remarks The preceding survey of problems indicates to some extent

the range of macroscopic natural ... which can be determined by macroscopic

measurements.

by ...

Concluding Remarks The preceding survey of problems indicates to some extent

the range of macroscopic natural ... which can be determined by macroscopic

measurements.

**macroscopic parameter**A parameter which can be determinedby ...

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5.6 Intensive and Extensive Parameters Before concluding this chapter, it is worth

pointing out briefly how the various

discussed depend on the size of the system under consideration. Roughly ...

5.6 Intensive and Extensive Parameters Before concluding this chapter, it is worth

pointing out briefly how the various

**macroscopic parameters**which we havediscussed depend on the size of the system under consideration. Roughly ...

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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