## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Gas in a bulb, its volume being maintained

gas is taken as the thermometric parameter 0. This is called a "

gas thermometer." c. Gas in a bulb, its pressure being maintained

Gas in a bulb, its volume being maintained

**constant**. The mean pressure of thegas is taken as the thermometric parameter 0. This is called a "

**constant**-volumegas thermometer." c. Gas in a bulb, its pressure being maintained

**constant**.Page 294

But by (8-2-8) 8TM<y) = S»<W - ^° = S^(yi) - fo(y)IFo(yi) 1 o -to Since «/i is just

some arbitrary

absorbed in the

oc (8-2-10) ...

But by (8-2-8) 8TM<y) = S»<W - ^° = S^(yi) - fo(y)IFo(yi) 1 o -to Since «/i is just

some arbitrary

**constant**value, the corresponding**constant**terms can beabsorbed in the

**constant**of proportionality of (8-2-9) which then becomes ^ P(y)oc (8-2-10) ...

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Numerical

the modern convention according to which the isotope C" is assigned the atomic

mass 12.* The estimated error limits are three standard deviations applied to the

...

Numerical

**constants**in the table below the mole is defined in accordance withthe modern convention according to which the isotope C" is assigned the atomic

mass 12.* The estimated error limits are three standard deviations applied to the

...

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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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