## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Page 473

Hence the minus sign was introduced explicitly in (12-3- 1) so as to make the

sec-1. (It is also commonly called a "poise" in honor of the physicist Poiseuille.) ...

Hence the minus sign was introduced explicitly in (12-3- 1) so as to make the

**coefficient**tj a positive quantity. The cgs unit of t) is, by (12-3- 1), that of gm cm-1sec-1. (It is also commonly called a "poise" in honor of the physicist Poiseuille.) ...

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... 363 relation to Gibbs free energy, 313-314 Clausius, 3 Clausius-Clapeyron

equation, 304 and slope of melting curve, 305 and vapor pressure, 305-306

behavior ...

... 363 relation to Gibbs free energy, 313-314 Clausius, 3 Clausius-Clapeyron

equation, 304 and slope of melting curve, 305 and vapor pressure, 305-306

**Coefficient**of linear expansion, 195-196**Coefficient**of volume expansion, 168behavior ...

Page 650

... 133-137 measurement at very low temperatures, 452-455 negative, 105

properties of, 105-106 spin, 105, 556 statistical definition of, 99 Temperature as

arbitrary thermometric parameter, 104 Thermal conductivity, 478-479

of, 479 ...

... 133-137 measurement at very low temperatures, 452-455 negative, 105

properties of, 105-106 spin, 105, 556 statistical definition of, 99 Temperature as

arbitrary thermometric parameter, 104 Thermal conductivity, 478-479

**coefficient**of, 479 ...

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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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