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

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Suppose that one contemplates an ensemble of such

the same frequency w and amplitude A, but which have random phase

relationships so that the probability that q lies in the range between q and q + do

is given ...

Suppose that one contemplates an ensemble of such

**oscillators**all of which havethe same frequency w and amplitude A, but which have random phase

relationships so that the probability that q lies in the range between q and q + do

is given ...

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4.22 Mean energy of a harmonic

spring constant which are such that its classical angular frequency of

is equal to w. In a quantummechanical description, such an

4.22 Mean energy of a harmonic

**oscillator**A harmonic**oscillator**has a mass andspring constant which are such that its classical angular frequency of

**oscillation**is equal to w. In a quantummechanical description, such an

**oscillator**is ...Page 262

6.19 Specific heat of anharmonic

by a momentum p and whose energy is given by – Po. -- * = 3. + bro (i) where the

first ...

6.19 Specific heat of anharmonic

**oscillators**Consider a one-dimensional**oscillator**(not simple harmonic) which is described by a position coordinate x andby a momentum p and whose energy is given by – Po. -- * = 3. + bro (i) where the

first ...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

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