# Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics-Phase Space (CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Physical Sciences): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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## Question number: 1

» Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics » Phase Space

Appeared in Year: 2014

### Question

The Hamiltonian of a classical particle moving in one dimension is ; where is a positive constant and and are its momentum and position respectively. Given that it’s total energy the available volume of phase space depends on as – (December)

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. |
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b. |
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c. |
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d. | Is independent of |

## Question number: 2

» 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 | |
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a. | The entropy | |

b. | The specific volume | |

c. | The Gibbs free energy | |

d. | The internal energy |