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

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The pressure exerted by the vapor then has a unique value which depends only

on the temperature. cally exist in several different forms, or phases, such as gas,

liquid, or

The pressure exerted by the vapor then has a unique value which depends only

on the temperature. cally exist in several different forms, or phases, such as gas,

liquid, or

**solid**. A specific example might be water which can exist in the form of ...Page 254

6.15 Surface-view of a

Sopo 2: kT yon Or kTX had (69) where w is, by (60), the typical (angular)

frequency of oscillation of an atom in the

the ...

6.15 Surface-view of a

**solid**whose atoms are arranged in a simple cubic lattice.Sopo 2: kT yon Or kTX had (69) where w is, by (60), the typical (angular)

frequency of oscillation of an atom in the

**solid**. Equivalently the criterion (69) forthe ...

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Phase transformations of a simple substance As already mentioned, simple

substances are capable of existing in phases of three types:

. (There may also be several

Phase transformations of a simple substance As already mentioned, simple

substances are capable of existing in phases of three types:

**solid**, liquid, and gas. (There may also be several

**solid**phases with different crystal structures.) ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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