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Unformatted text preview: handle macroscopic sized systems without losing to much of the rigor. 12.1. Statistics and Entropy Probability and statistics is at the heart of statistical mechanics. We will need some de ﬁ nitions • Ensemble : A large collection of equivalent macroscopic systems. The sys-tems are the same except that each one is in a di f erent so-called microstate . 89 89...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course CHEM 351 taught by Professor Makin during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09