# Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics]: Questions 1 - 4 of 82

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## Question 1

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Appeared in Year: 2016

### Write in Short

The total power emitted by a spherical black body of radius at a temperature is . Let be the total power emitted by another spherical black body of radius kept at temperature . The ratio is ________. (Give your answer up to two decimal places)

## Question 2

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Appeared in Year: 2016

### Write in Short

The entropy of a system of spins, which may align either in the upward or in the downward direction, is given by . Here, is the Boltzmann constant. The probability of alignment in the upward direction is . The value of , at which the entropy is maximum is (Give your answer up to one decimal place)

## Question 3

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Consider a system of N non – interacting spin particles, each having a magnetic moment , is in a magnetic field . If is the total energy of the system, the number of accessible microstates is given by,

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## Question 4

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

For a free electron gas in two dimensions, the variation of the density of state, as a function of energy , is best represented by –

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