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

### From inside the book

Results 1-3 of 60

Page 75

2.4 Mean

, P. This means that, in an ensemble of M similar systems (where M → oo), the ...

2.4 Mean

**Values**Suppose that a variable u of some system can assume any of a**possible**distinct**values**111, 142, . . . , 11a. with respective probabilities P1, P2, ..., P. This means that, in an ensemble of M similar systems (where M → oo), the ...

Page 117

Let us enumerate the

by y1, y2, ..., yn. Among the Q states accessible to the system, there will then be

some Qi such states in which the parameter assumes the particular value yi.

Let us enumerate the

**possible values**which y can assumet and designate themby y1, y2, ..., yn. Among the Q states accessible to the system, there will then be

some Qi such states in which the parameter assumes the particular value yi.

Page 122

Hence the value of the energy E (in excess of its lowest

should be roughly f times as large as the average ... (6)

can be assumed by the 1st of its quantum numbers, q(e)

can be ...

Hence the value of the energy E (in excess of its lowest

**possible value**Eo)should be roughly f times as large as the average ... (6)

**possible values**whichcan be assumed by the 1st of its quantum numbers, q(e)

**possible values**whichcan be ...

### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

26 other sections not shown

### 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