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4 Heat capacity and

macrostate can be specified by its absolute temperature T and some other

macroscopic parameter (or set of macroscopic parameters) y. For example, y

might be the ...

4 Heat capacity and

**specific heat**Consider a macroscopic system whosemacrostate can be specified by its absolute temperature T and some other

macroscopic parameter (or set of macroscopic parameters) y. For example, y

might be the ...

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Measurements of the

discussed in Sec. 4-2. In measuring heat by the comparison method (or method

of mixtures), it used to be popular to select water as the reference substance.

Hence a ...

Measurements of the

**specific heat**involve measurements of heat of the typediscussed in Sec. 4-2. In measuring heat by the comparison method (or method

of mixtures), it used to be popular to select water as the reference substance.

Hence a ...

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Hence the molar

model is given by \dTjv \dp)vdT kT*\d0)i 3N*hu [ _ e^-hu 1 ~ - 1 • _ i).j kT2 [ (g«»u

ee„iT lew~Z i) where R = Nak and where we have written c^Sfl^y^^, (7 7 5) ^ = kf

= 7 ...

Hence the molar

**specific heat**of the solid on the basis of this simple Einsteinmodel is given by \dTjv \dp)vdT kT*\d0)i 3N*hu [ _ e^-hu 1 ~ - 1 • _ i).j kT2 [ (g«»u

ee„iT lew~Z i) where R = Nak and where we have written c^Sfl^y^^, (7 7 5) ^ = kf

= 7 ...

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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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