## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Measurements of the specific heat involve measurements of heat of the type

discussed in Sec. 4-2. In measuring heat by the comparison method (or method

of mixtures), it used to be popular to select water as the reference substance.

Measurements of the specific heat involve measurements of heat of the type

discussed in Sec. 4-2. In measuring heat by the comparison method (or method

of mixtures), it used to be popular to select water as the reference substance.

**Hence**a ...Page 272

-sectional area dA and of a length v dt making an angle 6 with the e axis will

strike the wall within the time interval dt; the molecules lying outside this cylinder

will ...

**Hence**all molecules of this type which lie within the infinitesimal cylinder of cross-sectional area dA and of a length v dt making an angle 6 with the e axis will

strike the wall within the time interval dt; the molecules lying outside this cylinder

will ...

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This would again lead to a nonpermissible temperature difference being

produced between these bodies.

k = |te| 3. The number / is independent of the direction of polarization of the

radiation, i.e., ...

This would again lead to a nonpermissible temperature difference being

produced between these bodies.

**Hence**we can conclude that /.(k) = /.(«), wherek = |te| 3. The number / is independent of the direction of polarization of the

radiation, i.e., ...

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### Contents

Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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