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Boltzmann StatisticsThe Boltzmann Probability DistributionPHYS 4050: Thermodynamics and Statistical PhysicsProf. B. A. Foreman
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New statistical methods• The fundamental postulate tells us how to calculate probabilities in an isolatedsystem• We shall now use this postulate to learn how to calculate probabilities in a system interacting with a reservoir• This provides us with very powerful calculation techniques that allow us to easily handle more complicated systems