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

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The dispersion (Au)” is a

linear measure of the spread of possible values of u is provided by the square

root of the dispersion, i.e., by the

...

The dispersion (Au)” is a

**quantity**which has the dimensions of the square of u. Alinear measure of the spread of possible values of u is provided by the square

root of the dispersion, i.e., by the

**quantity**Au = [(Au)3], * (41) which has the same...

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Some conventional definitions The preceding discussion shows that the

of crucial importance in the study of thermal interaction. It is, therefore, convenient

to ...

Some conventional definitions The preceding discussion shows that the

**quantities**ln Q and 8 of the system A (and the corresponding**quantities**of A') areof crucial importance in the study of thermal interaction. It is, therefore, convenient

to ...

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Then we are interested in the

plane per unit - - - - - (28) time in the +z direction. The

heat flux density in the z direction. If the temperature is uniform, Qs = 0. If it is not

uniform ...

Then we are interested in the

**quantity**0, E the heat-crossing unit area of theplane per unit - - - - - (28) time in the +z direction. The

**quantity**Q, is called theheat flux density in the z direction. If the temperature is uniform, Qs = 0. If it is not

uniform ...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

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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