Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics-Classical and Aquantum Statistics (GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics): Questions 1 - 5 of 11

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Question number: 1

» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Classical and Aquantum Statistics

Appeared in Year: 2014

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For a gas under isothermal conditions, its pressure P varies with volume V and . The bulk module B is proportional to –

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Question number: 2

» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Classical and Aquantum Statistics

Appeared in Year: 2012

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At a certain temperature T, the average speed of nitrogen molecules in air is found to be . The most probable and the root mean square speeds of the molecules are, respectively –

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Question number: 3

» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Classical and Aquantum Statistics

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Which one of the following cannot be explained by considering a harmonic approximation for the lattice vibrations in solids?

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Thermal expansion

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Optical branches in lattices

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Debye’s law

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Dulong – Petit law

Question number: 4

» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Classical and Aquantum Statistics

Appeared in Year: 2012

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A classical gas of molecules, each of mass , is in thermal equilibrium at the absolute temperature, . The velocity component of the molecules along the Cartesian axes are and . The mean value of is –

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Question number: 5

» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Classical and Aquantum Statistics

Appeared in Year: 2011

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If the isothermal compressibility of a solid is , the pressure required to increase its density by is approximately

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