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

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fluenced by the presence of the other molecules or the container walls; only

rarely does it come sufficiently close to the other molecules or ... Denote the

half by n'.

fluenced by the presence of the other molecules or the container walls; only

rarely does it come sufficiently close to the other molecules or ... Denote the

**number of molecules**in the left half of the box by n and the number in the righthalf by n'.

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(This

even though our film ran for times incredibly larger than the age of the universe.)

Fluctuations where not all, but a predominant majority of the

...

(This

**number**of frames is so fantastically large that it could not be accumulatedeven though our film ran for times incredibly larger than the age of the universe.)

Fluctuations where not all, but a predominant majority of the

**molecules**are found...

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pt from the area A of the wall, it will thus strike this area in the time t; but if it lies

further than a distance Út from the area A, it will not reach this area and thus will

not collide with it.f Hence the average

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pt from the area A of the wall, it will thus strike this area in the time t; but if it lies

further than a distance Út from the area A, it will not reach this area and thus will

not collide with it.f Hence the average

**number of molecules**which collide with the...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

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### Common terms and phrases

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