Thermodynamic and Statistical PhysicsPhase 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  

a. 


b.  Is independent of 

c. 


d. 


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  

a.  The internal energy 

b.  The entropy 

c.  The specific volume 

d.  The Gibbs free energy 
