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

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(7) Here the state r refers to a particular cell of

coordinates and momenta of A have particular values {qi, ... , qc pi pi)-

Correspondingly, the energy Er of A denotes the energy E of this system when its

coordinates and ...

(7) Here the state r refers to a particular cell of

**phase space**where thecoordinates and momenta of A have particular values {qi, ... , qc pi pi)-

Correspondingly, the energy Er of A denotes the energy E of this system when its

coordinates and ...

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6.1 Classical

-dimensional

equal cells of “volume” 6q ąp = ho. ble if the minimum significant classical ...

6.1 Classical

**phase space**for a single particle in one dimension. Fig. 6.2 The two-dimensional

**phase space**of the preceding figure is here shown subdivided intoequal cells of “volume” 6q ąp = ho. ble if the minimum significant classical ...

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64 A two-dimensional example of

equal “volume” 8q ąp = ho. 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 ...

64 A two-dimensional example of

**phase space**subdivided into small cells ofequal “volume” 8q ąp = ho. 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 ...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

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