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

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number of systems similar to A", each consisting of a pair of interacting systems A

and A'. The process of interaction between A and A' ... We shall call such an

interaction process

number of systems similar to A", each consisting of a pair of interacting systems A

and A'. The process of interaction between A and A' ... We shall call such an

interaction process

**thermal interaction**. [Example (i) at the end of the preceding ...Page 131

the heat given off by the system and is given by – Q. Thus we can write Q = AE

and Q = AE' (49) for the heat Q ... The characteristic feature of

where all external parameters are kept fixed, is that the energy levels of the ...

the heat given off by the system and is given by – Q. Thus we can write Q = AE

and Q = AE' (49) for the heat Q ... The characteristic feature of

**thermal interaction**,where all external parameters are kept fixed, is that the energy levels of the ...

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A system which does not

with it. total energy of a system. ... In this case the

changes in some of the external parameters of the systems.

A system which does not

**interact**with any other system so as to exchange energywith it. total energy of a system. ... In this case the

**interaction**process involveschanges in some of the external parameters of the systems.

**heat**absorbed by a ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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