Statistical Physics II
(PHYS*4240)
Lecture notes (Fall 2009)
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Department of Physics
University of Guelph
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Contents
1 Review of thermodynamics
1.1 Thermodynamic variables
1.2 Equilibrium
1.3 Equation of st
Phys. 3341 Homework Solution Set #3
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Physics 425, Spring 2009
Final Review
I. Introduction to Thermal and Statistical Physics: State of the System a. Understand what are particle systems and what are their microscopic and macroscopic properties. b. Must understand how macroscopic measurement
Physics 301 Problem Set 4
The reading is Chapter 5 sections 5.5-5.12.
Problem 1. (10 pts) Reif 5.7
Problem 2. (20 pts) Reif 5.14
Problem 3. (10 pts) Reif 5.15
Problem 4. (10 pts) Reif 5.16
Problem 5. (10 pts) Reif 5.17
Problem 6. (10 pts) Reif 5.18
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Preface
c 2009 by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik
31 May 2009
This text is about two closely related subjects: thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.
Thermodynamics is a general theory of macroscopic systems which provides limits on allowable
physical p
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30 QUESTIONS40 MINUTES
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO BEGIN
This test contains 30 multiple choice questions. Your answer to each question must be
marked on the optical mark answer sheet
P340:Homework Assignment #9
Due 30 March. 2011 (50 Points total)
Please write out complete solutions (not j ust provide answers) to the following problems.
Some refer to the problems in the back o f chapters in Baierlein's text.
1. Baierlein 10.7
2. Bai
P340:Homework Assignment #9
Due 30 March. 2011 (50 Points total)
Please write out complete solutions (not j ust provide answers) to the following problems.
Some refer to the problems in the back o f chapters in Baierlein's text.
1. Baierlein 10.7
2. Bai
P340:Homework Assignment #9
Due 30 March. 2011 (50 Points total)
Please write out complete solutions (not j ust provide answers) to the following problems.
Some refer to the problems in the back o f chapters in Baierlein's text.
1. Baierlein 10.7
2. Bai
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PHYSICS 301 MIDTERM EXAM
October 28, 2010
This exam consists of four problems on two pages. Use the same exam booklet for all
problems, continuing to another booklet if necessary. Print your name on each booklet as
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Solutions to Homework Problem Set 16
1. Find the eciency of the Carnot cycle in terms of Th and Tl .
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Solutions to Homework Problem Set 12
Stowe 11.40 (a) In this problem, we are supposed to nd dS as a function of independent variables dT and S S 1 S S dP . We may write dS = T |P dT + P |T dP . T |P = T TT |P = CP . Using Maxwell relations, T S |T = V |
Homework Assignment 7
Due 30 October 2002
Statistical Mechanics
1. Problem 10.13 Soap lms (Reif 5.15)
The gure illustrates a soap lm (shown in gray) supported by a wire frame. Because of surface tension the
lm exerts a force 2l on the cross wire. This for
PHYSICS 420
THERMAL PHYSICS
J. D. Maynard
READING ASSIGNMENT: Reif, Chapter 5
Homework #6
Due Lecture 33
You are on your honor to work on this on your own, or get hints from Professor Maynard or
the Teaching Assistant only.
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Introduction
With intensifying market competition for the Hong Kong toy industry recent years, it is essential to add
new elements to your products, such as electronic components with sound effects, motion
Chapter 23 Electrical Potential
Conceptual Problems
1 [SSM] A proton is moved to the left in a uniform electric field that points to the right. Is the proton moving in the direction of increasing or decreasing electric potential? Is the electrostatic pote
Homework 5: # 3.31, 3.32, 3.7a
Michael Good
Sept 27, 2004
3.7a Show that the angle of recoil of the target particle relative to the incident
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Homework 7: # 4.22, 5.15, 5.21, 5.23, Foucault
pendulum
Michael Good
Oct 9, 2004
4.22
A projectile is red horizontally along Earths surface. Show that to a rst
approximation the angular deviation from the direction of re resulting from
the Coriolis eect v
Homework 1: # 1.21, 2.7, 2.12
Michael Good
Sept 3, 2004
1.21. Two mass points of mass m1 and m2 are connected by a string passing
through a hole in a smooth table so that m1 rests on the table surface and
m2 hangs suspended. Assuming m2 moves only in a ve
Homework 9: # 8.19, 8.24, 8.25
Michael Good
Nov 2, 2004
8.19
The point of suspension of a simple pendulum of length l and mass m is constrained to move on a parabola z = ax2 in the vertical plane. Derive a Hamiltonian governing the motion of the pendulum
Homework 4: # 2.18, 2.21, 3.13, 3.14, 3.20
Michael Good
Sept 20, 2004
2.18 A point mass is constrained to move on a massless hoop of radius a xed
in a vertical plane that rotates about its vertical symmetry axis with constant
angular speed . Obtain the La