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Let us introduce the abbreviation The quantity m is called the "

per molecule" of the jth chemical species and has been defined so that it has the

dimensions of energy. Then (8-7-2) can be written in the form dS = ±dE + £dV ...

Let us introduce the abbreviation The quantity m is called the "

**chemical potential**per molecule" of the jth chemical species and has been defined so that it has the

dimensions of energy. Then (8-7-2) can be written in the form dS = ±dE + £dV ...

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In the same way, it is sometimes useful to define a

This is given by the relation (dG/di>i) ; since Vi = Ni/Na, it is Na times larger than

the corresponding chemical One could readily extend the arguments of this ...

In the same way, it is sometimes useful to define a

**chemical potential**per mole.This is given by the relation (dG/di>i) ; since Vi = Ni/Na, it is Na times larger than

the corresponding chemical One could readily extend the arguments of this ...

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(6) Write down the

V, at the temperature T. Treat it as an ideal gas. (c) Write down the

chemical ...

(6) Write down the

**chemical potential**n, for N, molecules of the vapor in a volumeV, at the temperature T. Treat it as an ideal gas. (c) Write down the

**chemical****potential**mi for Ni molecules of liquid at the temperature T. (d) By equatingchemical ...

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Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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