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

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The events of type r and s are then said to be

uncorrelated. Now consider in the ensemble the M', systems which exhibit any

particular event r. Irrespective of the particular value of r, a fraction P, of these

systems will ...

The events of type r and s are then said to be

**statistically independent**oruncorrelated. Now consider in the ensemble the M', systems which exhibit any

particular event r. Irrespective of the particular value of r, a fraction P, of these

systems will ...

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Since the molecules of an ideal gas interact with each other to an almost

negligible extent, their motion is

imagined to be subdivided into two parts of respective volumes V and V', where V

+ V' ...

Since the molecules of an ideal gas interact with each other to an almost

negligible extent, their motion is

**statistically independent**. Suppose that the box isimagined to be subdivided into two parts of respective volumes V and V', where V

+ V' ...

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Summary of Definitions statistical ensemble An assembly of a very large number

of mutually noninteracting systems, each of ... Y (where M → Oc). statistical

independence Two events are

event ...

Summary of Definitions statistical ensemble An assembly of a very large number

of mutually noninteracting systems, each of ... Y (where M → Oc). statistical

independence Two events are

**statistically independent**if the occurrence of oneevent ...

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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