# Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics by F Reif

By F Reif

This e-book is designed for the junior-senior thermodynamics direction given in all departments as a customary a part of the curriculum. The booklet is dedicated to a dialogue of a few of the elemental actual suggestions and techniques precious within the description of events related to structures which encompass very many details. It makes an attempt, specifically, to introduce the reader to the disciplines of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic idea from a unified and sleek perspective. The presentation emphasizes the fundamental team spirit of the subject material and develops actual perception via stressing the microscopic content material of the idea

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3 A rigid steel bar is supported by three rods, as shown in Fig. 3. There is no strain in the rods before the load P is applied. After load P is applied, the normal strain in rods (1) is 860 m/m. Assume initial rod lengths of L1 = 2,400 mm and L2 = 1,800 mm. Determine: (a) the normal strain in rod (2). (b) the normal strain in rod (2) if there is a 2mm gap in the connections between the rigid bar and rods (1) at joints A and C before the load is applied. (c) the normal strain in rod (2) if there is a 2mm gap in the connection between the rigid bar and rod (2) at joint B before the load is applied.

064 mm What effect is caused by the gap at B? 064 mm, the first 2 mm of this downward movement does not stretch rod (2)—it just closes the gap. 6 μmm/mm Ans. Excerpts from this work may be reproduced by instructors for distribution on a not-for-profit basis for testing or instructional purposes only to students enrolled in courses for which the textbook has been adopted. Any other reproduction or translation of this work beyond that permitted by Sections 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act without the permission of the copyright owner is unlawful.

32 Solution The angle  for the inclined plane is 35°. 3098 mm 2 Ans. Ans.  Excerpts from this work may be reproduced by instructors for distribution on a not-for-profit basis for testing or instructional purposes only to students enrolled in courses for which the textbook has been adopted. Any other reproduction or translation of this work beyond that permitted by Sections 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act without the permission of the copyright owner is unlawful. 75 in. 75 in.