Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics-Phase Space (CSIR Physical Sciences): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics » Phase Space

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The Hamiltonian of a classical particle moving in one dimension is H=p22m+αq4 ; where α is a positive constant and p and q are its momentum and position respectively. Given that it’s total energy EE0 the available volume of phase space depends on E0 as – (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

E0

b.

Is independent of E0

c.

E034

d.

E0

Question number: 2

» Thermodynamic and Statistical Physics » Phase Space

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Question

Consider the transition of liquid water to steam as water boils at a temperature of 1000 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

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