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

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(25) The result (24) shows that the

symmetrically about the value v. = 0. The mean value of any

of a molecule must therefore always vanish, i.e., This is physically clear by

symmetry since ...

(25) The result (24) shows that the

**velocity**component v, is distributedsymmetrically about the value v. = 0. The mean value of any

**velocity**componentof a molecule must therefore always vanish, i.e., This is physically clear by

symmetry since ...

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The lower plate is at rest while the upper one moves with

direction; there exists then a

and the second the particular component of the force exerted across this plane.f ...

The lower plate is at rest while the upper one moves with

**velocity**uo in the xdirection; there exists then a

**velocity**gradient (du,Zöz) in the fluid. of the planeand the second the particular component of the force exerted across this plane.f ...

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Frederick Reif. te t Fig. 8.11 Diagram of

simple model of an ion in a gas. 8.3 Mean free time and time between collisions

Consider an ion of charge q and mass m immersed in a gas and subject to an

electric ...

Frederick Reif. te t Fig. 8.11 Diagram of

**velocity**v as a function of time t for asimple model of an ion in a gas. 8.3 Mean free time and time between collisions

Consider an ion of charge q and mass m immersed in a gas and subject to an

electric ...

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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