HW 11 Phys 404 S11

HW 11 Phys 404 S11 - Phys 404 Spring 2011 Homework 11,...

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Unformatted text preview: Phys 404 Spring 2011 Homework 11, CHAPTER 10 Due Thursday, May 5, 2011 @ 12:30 PM The final exam is May 17, 1:30-3:30 PM, and will cover the entire course. A single 8-1/2” x 11” crib sheet is allowed. No books, electronics/screens, or calculators are allowed. 1. K+K, Chapter 10, Problem 1, Parts (a) and (b) only 2. K+K, Chapter 10, Problem 2 3. K+K, Chapter 10, Problem 3 4. K+K, Chapter 10, Problem 4 assume that each three-dimensional harmonic oscillator has allowed energies given by (nx+ny+nz)-o, where nx, ny, and nz are independent non-negative integers and -o is the ground state energy. For part (b) you must actually solve for the latent heat per atom. 5. Given the van der Waals equation of state , and , in favor of , , and , defined as resulting equation of state is , , and . Show that the . 6. Starting with the “law of corresponding states” dimensionless quantities , eliminate the quantities , , , and in terms of the , show that the simultaneous conditions , and are satisfied when . What is the corresponding value of ? These conditions define the critical point of the van der Waals fluid. ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PHYSICS 404 taught by Professor Anlage during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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