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

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The thermometric parameter 6 of this kind of thermometer is then the length L. If

the thermometer M is placed in

allowed to come to equilibrium, its thermometric parameter 6 assumes some

value ...

The thermometric parameter 6 of this kind of thermometer is then the length L. If

the thermometer M is placed in

**thermal contact**with some other system A andallowed to come to equilibrium, its thermometric parameter 6 assumes some

value ...

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The relations (20) and (21) summarize completely the conditions which must be

satisfied in any process of thermal interaction. ... Suppose that no heat transfer

occurs when C is placed in

occurs ...

The relations (20) and (21) summarize completely the conditions which must be

satisfied in any process of thermal interaction. ... Suppose that no heat transfer

occurs when C is placed in

**thermal contact**with A, and that no heat transferoccurs ...

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A thermometer M is used in the following way. It is successively placed in

equilibrium with each. (i) Suppose that the thermometric parameter 6 of M (e.g., ...

A thermometer M is used in the following way. It is successively placed in

**thermal****contact**with the systems under test, call them A and B, and is allowed to come toequilibrium with each. (i) Suppose that the thermometric parameter 6 of M (e.g., ...

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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