 6.36P: Fill in the steps between equations to determine the average speed ...
 6.1P: Consider a system of two Einstein solids, where the first “solid” c...
 6.2P: Prove that the probability of finding an atom in any particular ene...
 6.3P: Consider a hypothetical atom that has just two states: a ground sta...
 6.4P: Estimate the partition function for the hypothetical system represe...
 6.5P: Imagine a particle that can be in only three states, with energies ...
 6.6P: Estimate the probability that a hydrogen atom at room temperature i...
 6.7P: Each of the hydrogen atom states shown in Figure 6.2 is actually tw...
 6.8P: The energy required to ionize a hydrogen atom is 13.6 eV, so you mi...
 6.9P: In the numerical example in the text, I calculated only the ratio o...
 6.10P: A water molecule can vibrate in various ways, but the easiest type ...
 6.11P: A lithium nucleus has four independent spin orientations, conventio...
 6.12P: Cold interstellar molecular clouds often contain the molecule cyano...
 6.13P: At very high temperatures (as in the very early universe), the prot...
 6.14P: Use Boltzmann factors to derive the exponential formula for the den...
 6.15P: Suppose you have 10 atoms of weberium: 4 with energy 0 eV, 3 with e...
 6.16P: Prove that, for any system in equilibrium with a reservoir at tempe...
 6.17P: The most common measure of the fluctuations of a set of numbers awa...
 6.18P: Prove that, for any system in equilibrium with a reservoir at tempe...
 6.19P: Apply the result of obtain a formula for the standard deviation of ...
 6.20P: This problem concerns a collection of N identical harmonic oscillat...
 6.21P: In the real world, most oscillators are not perfectly harmonic. For...
 6.22P: In most paramagnetic materials, the individual magnetic particles h...
 6.23P: For a CO molecule, the constant ? is approximately 0.00024 eV. (Thi...
 6.24P: For an O2 molecule, the constant ? is approximately 0.00018 eV Esti...
 6.25P: The analysis of this section applies also to linear polyatomic mole...
 6.26P: In the lowtemperature limit (kT ? ?), each term in the rotational ...
 6.27P: Use a computer to sum the exact rotational partition function (equa...
 6.28P: Use a computer to sum the rotational partition function (equation) ...
 6.29P: Although an ordinary H2 molecule consists of two identical atoms, t...
 6.30P: In this problem you will investigate the behaviour of ordinary hydr...
 6.31P: Consider a classical “degree of freedom” that is linear rather than...
 6.32P: Consider a classical particle moving in a onedimensional potential...
 6.33P: Calculate the most probable speed, average speed, and rms speed for...
 6.34P: Carefully plot the Maxwell speed distribution for nitrogen molecule...
 6.35P: Verify from the Maxwell speed distribution that the most likely spe...
 6.37P: Use the Maxwell distribution to calculate the average value of v2 f...
 6.38P: At room temperature, what fraction of the nitrogen molecules in the...
 6.39P: A particle near earth’s surface traveling faster than about 11 km/s...
 6.41P: Imagine a world in which space is twodimensional, but the laws of ...
 6.42P: In you computed the partition function for a quantum harmonic oscil...
 6.43P: Some advanced textbooks define entropy by the formula where the sum...
 6.44P: Consider a large system of N indistinguishable, noninteracting mole...
 6.45P: Derive equations and for entropy and chemical potential of an ideal...
 6.46P: Equations and for the entropy and chemical potential involve the lo...
 6.47P: Estimate the temperature at which the translational motion of a nit...
 6.48P: For a diatomic gas near room temperature, the internal partition f...
 6.49P: For a mole of nitrogen (N2) gas at room temperature and atmospheric...
 6.50P: Show explicitly from the results of this section that G = N/µ for a...
 6.51P: In this section we computed the singleparticle translational parti...
 6.52P: Consider an ideal gas of highly relativistic particles (such as pho...
 6.53P: The dissociation of molecular hydrogen into atomic hydrogen, can be...
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