## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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The volume of this cylinder is dA v dt cos 8, while the

unit volume in this velocity range is /(») d%v. Hence [the

this type which strike the area dA of the wall in time dl] = [/(«) dsv][dA v dt cos $].

The volume of this cylinder is dA v dt cos 8, while the

**number of molecules**perunit volume in this velocity range is /(») d%v. Hence [the

**number of molecules**ofthis type which strike the area dA of the wall in time dl] = [/(«) dsv][dA v dt cos $].

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The relative flux of type 1

by the familiar argument as By (12-2-2) a

target ...

The relative flux of type 1

**molecules**incident on any one**molecule**in d'r is givenby the familiar argument as By (12-2-2) a

**number**WitV0 of these incident**molecules**is then scattered per unit time in all possible directions by this onetarget ...

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But if collisions also take place, the

also change by virtue of collisions. The reason is that, as a result of collisions,

molecules originally with positions and velocities not in this range d3r d3v can be

...

But if collisions also take place, the

**number of molecules**in the range dsr d3v canalso change by virtue of collisions. The reason is that, as a result of collisions,

molecules originally with positions and velocities not in this range d3r d3v can be

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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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