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Thermal physics deals with collections of large numbers of particles - typically 10 to the 23rd power or so. Examples include the air in a balloon, the water in a lake, the electrons in a chunk of metal, and the photons given off by the sun. We can't possibly follow every detail of the motions of so many particles. So in thermal physics we assume that these motions are random, and we use the laws of probability to predict how the material as a whole ought to behave. Alternatively, we can measure the bulk properties of a ...

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An Introduction to Thermal Physics 2021, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192895554

Paperback

An Introduction to Thermal Physics 2021, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192895547

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An Introduction to Thermal Physics 1999, Pearson, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780201380279

Hardcover