## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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E, the relation (4-2-1)

that the units of heat are the same as those of work, i.e., ergs or joules. In practice

, two slightly different methods are commonly used for doing "calorimetry," i.e., ...

E, the relation (4-2-1)

**yields**a well-defined number for the heat absorbed. Notethat the units of heat are the same as those of work, i.e., ergs or joules. In practice

, two slightly different methods are commonly used for doing "calorimetry," i.e., ...

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Using Eq. (5-2-4) for an ideal gas, (5-2-1) becomes 0 = vcv dT + p dV (5-3-2) This

relation involves the three variables p, V, and T. By the equation of state (511),

one can express one of these in terms of the other two. Thus (511)

...

Using Eq. (5-2-4) for an ideal gas, (5-2-1) becomes 0 = vcv dT + p dV (5-3-2) This

relation involves the three variables p, V, and T. By the equation of state (511),

one can express one of these in terms of the other two. Thus (511)

**yields**pdV +V...

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Frederick Reif. sion coefficient to be given by kT Z) = — (15-611) a By using (15-6

-2), the relation (15-6 - 10)

Observations of particles executing Brownian motion allowed Perrin (ca. 1910) to

measure ...

Frederick Reif. sion coefficient to be given by kT Z) = — (15-611) a By using (15-6

-2), the relation (15-6 - 10)

**yields**the explicit result <*'> = ^< (15-6-12)Observations of particles executing Brownian motion allowed Perrin (ca. 1910) to

measure ...

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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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