## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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It follows that, given any two macrostates i and/ of a system, the entropy

difference between them can be written as where we have used the result (3-9-7)

in the last

for ...

It follows that, given any two macrostates i and/ of a system, the entropy

difference between them can be written as where we have used the result (3-9-7)

in the last

**integral**. We have labeled this**integral**by the subscript "eq" (standingfor ...

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*9.27 The calculations involving Fermi-Dirac statistics give rise to the

defined in (9- 17- 9). (a) Show that all these

possible to evaluate the single

*9.27 The calculations involving Fermi-Dirac statistics give rise to the

**integrals**/«defined in (9- 17- 9). (a) Show that all these

**integrals**can be obtained if it ispossible to evaluate the single

**integral**/□ fir □ .fr+'^ + l) CD since power series ...Page 609

Thendx = ^cr*vr*du, and the

»+» du By virtue of the definition (A • 3 • 4) of the T function, this can then be

written ^ /(„) = Jj e-<"'x»dx = ^ r (^^) «-("+l)/J (A-4-5) Using the property (A-3-6) of

the T ...

Thendx = ^cr*vr*du, and the

**integral**assumes the form 7(n) = ^a-^n+i) j* e~» u»<»+» du By virtue of the definition (A • 3 • 4) of the T function, this can then be

written ^ /(„) = Jj e-<"'x»dx = ^ r (^^) «-("+l)/J (A-4-5) Using the property (A-3-6) of

the T ...

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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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