Definition of Statistical mechanics

1. Noun. The branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles.

Generic synonyms: Natural Philosophy, Physics



Definition of Statistical mechanics

1. Noun. (physics) The branch of physics that uses statistical laws to make theoretical predictions about macroscopic systems of particles. ¹

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Literary usage of Statistical mechanics

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1. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1919)
"DEFINITION OF statistical mechanics. IN what we may call classical mechanics, developed in the first instance by Newton, we become acquainted with the ..."

2. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1919)
"DEFINITION OF statistical mechanics. • *•• IN what we may cill classical mechanics, developed in the first instance ' by Newton, we become acquainted with ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1885)
"Os THE FUNDAMENTAL FORMULA OF statistical mechanics, WITH APPLICATIONS TO ASTRONOMY AND THERMODYNAMICS. By Prof. J. WILLARD GIBBS of Yale College, ..."

4. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis (1916)
"PART III CONSIDERATIONS BASED UPON THERMODYNAMICS AND statistical mechanics INTRODUCTORY. IN this part a brief account is given of the behaviour of material ..."

5. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"THE WEYL-WIGNER-M)YAL THEORY OF QUANTUM statistical mechanics Let us first review the differential-geometric background to the “problem of quantization”. ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1885)
"ON THE FUNDAMENTAL FORMULA OF statistical mechanics, WITH APPLICATIONS TO ASTRONOMY AND THERMODYNAMICS. By Prof. J. WILLARD GIBBS of Yale College, ..."

7. Electric Waves: Being Researches on the Propagation of Electric Action with ...by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones (1893)
"S147 Paperbound $1.35 ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES IN statistical mechanics, JW Gibbs. ... Includes valuable comparison of statistical mechanics with ..."

8. The Dynamical Theory of Gases by James Hopwood Jeans (1904)
"A dynamical problem may, in accordance with accepted usage, be said to be one of statistical mechanics when the data and objects of inquiry are not the ..."

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