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Unformatted text preview: Homework #3 PHYS 404 Fall 2011 Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2011, in class Professor Victor Yakovenko Office: 2115 Physics Web page: http://www2.physics.umd.edu/ ~ yakovenk/teaching/ Textbook: Daniel V. Schroeder, An Introduction to Thermal Physics Addison Wesley Longman, 2000, ISBN 0-201-38027-7 Do not forget to write your name and the homework number! Total score is 35 points. Ch. 2 The Second Law 1. Problem 2.2, 5 points. Do this problem for 16 coins , not 20 coins. In Part (b), use the sequence HTHHTTTHTHHHTHHH. Do Part (c) for 10 heads and 6 tails. In all parts, give exact formulas and then calculate numerical values in decimal units. 2. Problem 2.7, 5 points. Multiplicity of 3 oscillators with 2 units of energy. Compare the number of different microstates that you have drawn with dots and ver- tical lines with the multiplicity given by Eq. (2.9). 3. Problem 2.17, 5 points. Multiplicity of an Einstein solid for q N ....
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