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

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Concluding Remarks The preceding survey of problems indicates to some extent

the range of macroscopic natural ... considerations of this chapter into a more

systematic quantitative discussion of the properties of

Concluding Remarks The preceding survey of problems indicates to some extent

the range of macroscopic natural ... considerations of this chapter into a more

systematic quantitative discussion of the properties of

**macroscopic systems**.Page 176

absolute temperature The absolute temperature T of a

related parameter B = (kT)-1] is defined by where Q(E) is the number of states

accessible to the system in a small energy interval between E and E + 6E, and ...

absolute temperature The absolute temperature T of a

**macroscopic system**[or itsrelated parameter B = (kT)-1] is defined by where Q(E) is the number of states

accessible to the system in a small energy interval between E and E + 6E, and ...

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The discussion there was summarized by the basic relation (3.53), AE = W + Q, (

13) which connects the increase in the mean energy E of any

provides ...

The discussion there was summarized by the basic relation (3.53), AE = W + Q, (

13) which connects the increase in the mean energy E of any

**system**to the**macroscopic**work W done on it and the heat Q absorbed by it. This relationprovides ...

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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