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

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(ii) lieal system of N spins Consider a system consisting of N

to be fixed in position, where each

The system is located in an applied magnetic field B. The interaction between ...

(ii) lieal system of N spins Consider a system consisting of N

**particles**, assumedto be fixed in position, where each

**particle**has spin , and a magnetic moment po.The system is located in an applied magnetic field B. The interaction between ...

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f This conclusion is consistent with the Heisenberg uncertainty principle (Ax Ap >

h) according to which a

that Ax ~ L) must have associated with it a minimum momentum p of the order ...

f This conclusion is consistent with the Heisenberg uncertainty principle (Ax Ap >

h) according to which a

**particle**confined within a linear dimension of length L (sothat Ax ~ L) must have associated with it a minimum momentum p of the order ...

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exert on the

is slowly moved to the right by an amount dI, the work performed on the

this state is thus –F, dl, and must be equal to the increase in energy dB, of the ...

exert on the

**particle**a force –F, (i.e., in the –x direction). If the right wall of the boxis slowly moved to the right by an amount dI, the work performed on the

**particle**inthis state is thus –F, dl, and must be equal to the increase in energy dB, of 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