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

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probability statements about the system at any one time t are obtained by looking

at all the film frames taken at the

exhibiting a ...

probability statements about the system at any one time t are obtained by looking

at all the film frames taken at the

**particular**time t (i.e., by looking along a**particular**vertical line in Fig. 2.3 and by counting the fraction of systemsexhibiting a ...

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Now consider in the ensemble the M', systems which exhibit any

r. Irrespective of the

also exhibit the event s. Thus the number Mors of systems exhibiting jointly both r

...

Now consider in the ensemble the M', systems which exhibit any

**particular**eventr. Irrespective of the

**particular**value of r, a fraction P, of these systems will thenalso exhibit the event s. Thus the number Mors of systems exhibiting jointly both r

...

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The dark region indicates an element of volume having a size du dp and

containing many cells. T = (k/8)-1, the probability P, of finding this system in a

the state r ...

The dark region indicates an element of volume having a size du dp and

containing many cells. T = (k/8)-1, the probability P, of finding this system in a

**particular**state r of energy E, is thus given by (4.49) so that P, oc e-BEr. (7) Herethe state r ...

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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