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

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2.9 The probability P"(M) that the

value M when N = 100 and when N = 1024. The magnetic field is such that p =

0.51 and q = 0.49. The graphs indicate the envelope curves showing the possible

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2.9 The probability P"(M) that the

**total magnetic**moment of a spin system has avalue M when N = 100 and when N = 1024. The magnetic field is such that p =

0.51 and q = 0.49. The graphs indicate the envelope curves showing the possible

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f The following question is then of interest: What is the probability that the

+ dM? The magnitude of this probability depends obviously on the size of the ...

f The following question is then of interest: What is the probability that the

**total****magnetic**moment of the system lies in a particular small range between M and M+ dM? The magnitude of this probability depends obviously on the size of the ...

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System A consists of three spins #, each having a magnetic moment po. System

A' consists of two spins #, each having a magnetic moment 2po. The system A* is

located in an applied magnetic field B. We shall denote by M the

System A consists of three spins #, each having a magnetic moment po. System

A' consists of two spins #, each having a magnetic moment 2po. The system A* is

located in an applied magnetic field B. We shall denote by M the

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Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

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