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

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Hence the number n of molecules actually located in the left half fluctuates

constantly in time (see Figs. ... Hence the

(i.e., the

distributed ...

Hence the number n of molecules actually located in the left half fluctuates

constantly in time (see Figs. ... Hence the

**total number**of possible configurations(i.e., the

**total number**of possible ways in which the 2 molecules can bedistributed ...

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(6) oc (e — eo)" where a ~ 1, (33) i.e., where o is some

unity.t Consider now the entire system with f degrees

E (the sum

within ...

(6) oc (e — eo)" where a ~ 1, (33) i.e., where o is some

**number of**the order**of**unity.t Consider now the entire system with f degrees

**of**freedom. Its**total**energyE (the sum

**of**the kinetic and potential energies**of**all the particles containedwithin ...

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(a) The probability P(M) that the

its possible values M. (b) The mean value M

) Suppose that the systems are now again separated so that they are no longer ...

(a) The probability P(M) that the

**total**magnetic moment**of**A assumes any one**of**its possible values M. (b) The mean value M

**of**the**total**magnetic moment**of**A. (c) Suppose that the systems are now again separated so that they are no longer ...

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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