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Both of these processes become interesting only if the

the mutual interaction between molecules is of importance. The equation of state

of any

Both of these processes become interesting only if the

**gas**is not**ideal**, i.e., whenthe mutual interaction between molecules is of importance. The equation of state

of any

**gas**can be written in the general form of a series which is an expansion ...Page 282

R. D. Present: "Kinetic Theory of Gases," chaps. 2 and 5, McGraw-Hill Book

Company, New York, 1958. PROBLEMS 7.1 Consider a homogeneous mixture of

inert monatomic

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R. D. Present: "Kinetic Theory of Gases," chaps. 2 and 5, McGraw-Hill Book

Company, New York, 1958. PROBLEMS 7.1 Consider a homogeneous mixture of

inert monatomic

**ideal gases**at absolute temperature T in a container of volume V.

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9.2 (a) From a knowledge of the partition function Z derived in the text, write an

expression for the entropy S of an

terms of rir, the mean number of particles in state r. (6) Write a similar expression

for ...

9.2 (a) From a knowledge of the partition function Z derived in the text, write an

expression for the entropy S of an

**ideal**FD**gas**. Express your answer solely interms of rir, the mean number of particles in state r. (6) Write a similar expression

for ...

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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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