## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Since the probability of occurrence of each state of the entire system is i, one has

simply P. = *M + + *(-m) = *M 2*5 Behavior of the

system is one which has very many degrees of freedom (e.g., a copper block, ...

Since the probability of occurrence of each state of the entire system is i, one has

simply P. = *M + + *(-m) = *M 2*5 Behavior of the

**density**of states A macroscopicsystem is one which has very many degrees of freedom (e.g., a copper block, ...

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(6) In thermal equilibrium, the electrons form a gas of variable

the entire space between the wire and cylinder. Using the result of part (a), find

the dependence of the electric charge

...

(6) In thermal equilibrium, the electrons form a gas of variable

**density**which fillsthe entire space between the wire and cylinder. Using the result of part (a), find

the dependence of the electric charge

**density**on the radial distance r. -=»□ 6.10...

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also in the mass

about the value n = N/V, and for relatively small values of An = n — ft one has An

= -(N/?*) AV = -(n/V) AV. Hence (8-4-20) implies for the dispersion in the number

...

also in the mass

**density**of the substance). The fluctuations in n are centeredabout the value n = N/V, and for relatively small values of An = n — ft one has An

= -(N/?*) AV = -(n/V) AV. Hence (8-4-20) implies for the dispersion in the number

...

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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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