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Question number: 195
» Mathematical Methods of Physics » Binomial, Poisson and Normal Distributions
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
Consider a Maxwellian distribution of the velocity of the molecules of an ideal gas. Let and denote the most probable velocity and the root mean square velocity, respectively. The magnitude of radio is: (December)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b.  1 

c. 


d. 


Question number: 196
» Quantum Mechanics » SpinStatistics Connection
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
The Hamiltonian of an electron in a constant magnetic field is given by where is a positive constant and denotes the Pauli matrices. Let and be the unit matrix. Then the operator simplifies to – (June)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


Question number: 197
» Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics » Phase Space
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
Consider the transition of liquid water to steam as water boils at a temperature of 100^{0} C under a pressure of 1 atmosphere. Which one of the following quantities does not change discontinuously at the transition?  (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The internal energy 

b.  The entropy 

c.  The specific volume 

d.  The Gibbs free energy 
