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

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For the sake of generality, we suppose that the

external magnetic field B. Each magnetic moment can then point either “up” (i.e.,

parallel to field B), or “down” (i.e., antiparallel to the field B). We assume that the

spin ...

For the sake of generality, we suppose that the

**spin system**is located in anexternal magnetic field B. Each magnetic moment can then point either “up” (i.e.,

parallel to field B), or “down” (i.e., antiparallel to the field B). We assume that the

spin ...

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Illustrations of greater pertinence to us are provided by an isolated ideal

interact with each other at all, the quantum states calculated in examples (ii) or (v)

of this ...

Illustrations of greater pertinence to us are provided by an isolated ideal

**spin****system**or an isolated ideal gas. If the particles in such a system would notinteract with each other at all, the quantum states calculated in examples (ii) or (v)

of this ...

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What are the values of P(M) and M of the system A after this separation? 3.2 One

spin in thermal contact with a small

of a spin + having magnetic moment uo, and another system A' consisting of 3 ...

What are the values of P(M) and M of the system A after this separation? 3.2 One

spin in thermal contact with a small

**spin system**Consider a system A consistingof a spin + having magnetic moment uo, and another system A' consisting of 3 ...

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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