## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Here the

dut. Since the problem can be formulated in discrete as well as continuous terms,

the general properties (1-7-8) and (17 9) of mean values remain, of course, ...

Here the

**range**dip corresponds to u being either in the**range**du, or in the**range**dut. Since the problem can be formulated in discrete as well as continuous terms,

the general properties (1-7-8) and (17 9) of mean values remain, of course, ...

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(a) Let the displacement x of an oscillator as a function of time t be given by x = A

cos (ut + <p). Assume that the phase angle ip is equally likely to assume any

value in its

(a) Let the displacement x of an oscillator as a function of time t be given by x = A

cos (ut + <p). Assume that the phase angle ip is equally likely to assume any

value in its

**range**0 < ip < 2r. The probability w{<p) dip that <p lies in the**range**...Page 509

But if collisions also take place, the number of molecules in 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

...

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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