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Physics H133: Problem Set #17

Here are some hints, suggestions, and comments on the problem set.

Two-Minute Problems

Remember to give a good explanation, no longer than two sentences.

  1. T7T.1: A. What is the density of states for a particle with velocity v? B. Sketch the Boltzmann distribution to check! C. Look at the definition of v_P and check the validity of this claim!
  2. T7T.5: What is the typical value of thermal kinetic energy at room temperature?

Chapter T Problems

Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.
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