Solutions for Homework #3
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Solutions for Homework #3
(i) The angle corresponding to the total directions a rod can point in is p, while
the angle correspo
Solutions for Homework #2
Stat. Mech. CHAP E4120x
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Solutions for Homework #2
1. To specify a configuration one first needs to decide which balls are going to
the left and then ho
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Solutions for Homework #1
3. 5 red beads and 2 yellow beads are on a circular necklace.
Number of color sequences =
7!
when arranged in a row. But each c
CHAP E4210x
Homework 6
Due: Tues, October 2
SHOW YOUR WORK! For problems requiring spreadsheet/computer solutions, include a
printout of your spreadsheet (or, for programs like MATLAB or Wolfram Alpha
Transport Phenomena-I
CHEN E3110x
Fall 2012
Homework #4
Issued 10/1
Due 10/8
Read: BSL section 3.6
1. Flow problems where the Reynolds number is very, very small (Re<1) are called
creeping flow. These
Homework #4
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Homework #4
(a) A 3-D liquid crystalline fluid consists of N rod-like molecules of length l.
Each rod can occupy one of V available lattice s
Homework #1
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Homework #3
A liquid crystal consists of many rod-like molecules. Consider a 2D
example. Suppose N rod-like molecules lie on a surface with a
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Homework #2
1. A box contains V balls of which Ng are green, Nr are red and V-Ng-Nr are blue.
Now somebody shakes the box vigorously, brings it to rest a
Stat. Mech. CHAP E4120x
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Homework #1
1. Consult the course text and review the topics of probability,
mathematical background, counting and probability distributions for large
N.
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Homework 6
Due: Tues, October 2
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FALL 2012
STATISTICAL MECHANICS
CHAP E4120x
Professor Ben OShaughnessy
3 Points
Prerequisites:
Thermodynamics, elementary probability theory and statistical processes, calculus.
Microscopic to Macrosc