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

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r d M E. 1 +1 Mo —uoB 2 – 1 -110 +Hob Table 3.1 Quantum states of a single

spin # having a

state of the system can be labeled by an index r, or alternatively, by the quantum

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r d M E. 1 +1 Mo —uoB 2 – 1 -110 +Hob Table 3.1 Quantum states of a single

spin # having a

**magnetic moment**uo and located in a magnetic field B. Eachstate of the system can be labeled by an index r, or alternatively, by the quantum

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(a) The probability P(M) that the total

its possible values M. (b) The mean value M of the total

) Suppose that the systems are now again separated so that they are no longer ...

(a) The probability P(M) that the total

**magnetic moment**of A assumes any one ofits possible values M. (b) The mean value M of the total

**magnetic moment**of A. (c) Suppose that the systems are now again separated so that they are no longer ...

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As a first application we shall investigate the magnetic properties of a substance

which contains No magnetic atoms per ... In a quantum-mechanical description

the

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As a first application we shall investigate the magnetic properties of a substance

which contains No magnetic atoms per ... In a quantum-mechanical description

the

**magnetic moment**of each atom can then point either “up” (i.e., parallel to the...

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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