Statistical Mechanics Lecture 3
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Leonard Susskind begins the derivation of the distribution of energy states that represents maximum entropy in a system at equilibrium.

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Energiesparmodus
Ground state
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Thermodynamic equilibrium
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Bird vocalization
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Spaceport
Temperature
Negation
Station wagon
Angeregter Zustand
Antenna diversity
Redshift
Key (engineering)
Microscope
Drehmasse
Standard cell
Cartridge (firearms)
Relative dating
Miner
Storm
Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik 2
Ground (electricity)
Last
07:13
Energiesparmodus
Piping
Austauschwechselwirkung
Thermodynamic equilibrium
Mitsubishi A6M Zero
Bird vocalization
Separation process
Roll forming
Volumetric flow rate
Elektronenbeugung
Continuous track
Limiter
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Temperature
Book cover
Angeregter Zustand
Redshift
Electric power distribution
Bus
Key (engineering)
Bund Schweizer Architekten
Digital electronics
Gas
Railroad car
Lead
Stopwatch
Heat
Cartridge (firearms)
Hour
Gas turbine
Switch
Miner
Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik 2
Ground (electricity)
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Ruler
Energiesparmodus
Austauschwechselwirkung
Day
Order and disorder (physics)
Thermodynamic equilibrium
Manipulator
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Cell (biology)
SerientorSamplingLeitung
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Limiter
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Temperature
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Hose coupling
Rail transport operations
Angeregter Zustand
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Vertical integration
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Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik 2
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Capital ship
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Order and disorder (physics)
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Fieldeffect transistor
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Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme
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Miner
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Hauptsatz der Thermodynamik 2
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entropy of a probability distribution is a storm of War of the States a probability distribution now means a probability for a system to be in the eye state where now we really are thinking for the moment about states being discreet so that we can count them off every state has a probability P of course where it came from where that probability came from will discuss later but let's suppose somebody gives us plopped down for us a probability distribution PORT then his appeal was also energy of the energy of the eyes state and the assumption now is that the sum of all the PRI is equal to 1 but and we much a definition the sample P I on a EU of our IT is equal to the average energy that makes sense to add up the call of the states Stewart and their energies but we did according to the probability of the eyes state and that's what normally called in average quantity of statistics on probability theory and never understood the difference between what statistics is what probability and polled by some of my friends or statisticians said there is a difference but I have never understood what think statistics are actually set date on you have real data take our but there about how a statistician is different than a probability probabilistic and sure that you know anyway I'll use it to terms anonymously statistics probability and but probably not the probably not but I'm not the right OK so long this one's more or less the definitional useful definition this 1 just some of probability should be the 1 hand entropy is by definition for a given probability distribution start of miners and their P library of key Of all eyes looks like it's negative but it's not the reason that all of the peas are less than 1 and for anything which is less than 1 Malaga rhythm negative so this is actually a positive quantity right so we discussed last time probability distributions fire imagined that there was 0 1 parameter family of probability distributions here's a Member X. his next warned of ending may be plotted against energy of a particular state and parameterized by an average energy obviously is a probability distribution shifts broader and broader or shifts from a ride in some ways the average energy gets larger our there's a particular probability distribution which is very special 0 wears except that equals 0 or equals the minimum value which the minimum value of the energy and that of course the ground state of assist on the grounds that the system is described by a probability which is Zero everywhere except the state of lowcost energy in which case the entropy is exactly 0 but as the probability distribution as this 1 parameter family of probability distribution shifts arrive 1st of all we energy tends to become larger and entropy tends to become larger because the entropy is qualitatively simply a measure of actually the logarithm but that's a measure on a number of states that are important underneath the probability distribution the probability distribution has broader and brought a wider and wider the average energy goes up and at the same time our the entropy goes up will always assumed that the entropy is a monotonically increasing function of the average energy now of course you could invent probability distributions for which that's not true you can invent a probability distribution which gets narrower and narrower as it moves to the right but as we will see the probability distributions that governs thermal equilibrium are not like that we'll find out exactly this picture is a picture that governs the probability distributions from estates in thermal equilibrium thermal equilibrium is characterized characterized by a temperature of course but who not characterized by an average energy or have a box of guests and you know the average energy in it and be handed to the thermal equilibrium thermal equilibrium means that would ever was gonna happen has finished happening and now it's simply quiesce and the molecules a role thoroughly mixed up and thoroughly thoroughly dispersed throughout the system and not much is happening on the microscopically of course our that state of thermal equilibrium state of thermal equilibrium he tends not the flow Woolsey will understand that soon enough he tends not to flow because all parts of the system are foreign equilibrium end and as US as a says we will say a probability distribution forgiven the average energy doing fact broad and broaden and broaden his energy goes up so that the entropy is a monotonically increasing function of energy important factor OK we'll go through now similar laws of thermodynamics 0 will talk about the 1st loss is just energy conservation the
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zeal a lot in this in it axiom that there were people or accident rising thermodynamics Zero so of key before almost anything else but today I think we think of the 0 4 as a consequence of the law the 2nd warmer serves the 2nd offer more barometric says it's good entropy increases no 1 on earth is every means what it means is you have a system described a given probability distribution and it's not in equilibrium when it's not in equilibrium and limit columnist equilibrium generally speaking the probability distribution abroad would approve that eventually will approve it and a qualitative kind of way while qualitatively we will From the assertion that if you'll have a probability distribution and you will allow it to Yvonne for being a little bit Carol S. being a little bit careless being a little bit careless is called finegrained cost Excuse me cost you will find that we probability distribution always broadens and that's not surprising for a probability distribution can narrow it means you found out more about the system the new originally known technically a few talking about a very complex system of a large number of degrees of freedom very difficult keep track of exactly the opposite ends the happened you lose track of things because you lose track of things the probability distribution tends the abroad and that increased entropy with time alright now 1st lot and energy is conserved 2nd law entropy always increases with time and it doesn't increase it stays the same but never decreases bucks assume that the entropy always increases or stasis hour and now talk about 0 4 0 loss states basically 1st of all it's a research that this is such a thing as thermal equilibrium but if you take a box much talk about a box of gas but it doesn't have to be Jessica be liquid it could be any system which is isolated and selfcontained that if you wait long enough it will come to equilibrium now what does it mean for it to come the equilibrium if you imagine that the system is made up of separate parts of Kong 80 beat analyst preferred system in that assumed that they collected connected means that they could exchange energy with each other so what some pipes between them allows energy flow between them Tito we must short repertory out to Korea the 2 tour repertory that's fine right now what it says is it is a concept called temperature is such that energy always From logic temperature a small temperature energy flow from larger temperature too small temperature No. 1 and No. 2 0 it's all right so that's sorry it flows From larger temperature the smaller temperature if the system is not in equilibrium but if you wait long enough the flow will eventually come to an equilibrium with supposes only 2 systems from and energy will flow from the 1 of high temperature for the 1 of lower temperature on until what point well until lowtemperature 1 becomes harder than a higher temperature war but then the energy will fall back the other way while at half what happens is the energy just flows from the call the system until they equilibrate until a equilibrate equilibrate as we will see means that temperatures become equal when the temperatures on both sides become equal he stopped flowing at cover the meaning of temperature of throughout the meaning of temperature is that tells you which way he flows No. 1 the temperature exists such that heat flow of energy flow is from the heart of the when the temperatures become equal energy stops flowing again if AT is in equilibrium with beat that after all means that the temperature of a user saying the temperature of B & B is in equilibrium with that means that the temperature B equal to a temperature of state then obviously the baby is in equilibrium with state that just says the temperature raising the temperature be in temperature B is the same as temperatures saying the temperature of a temperature of receive the same James cost be given some arise 0 loss by saying his emotional temperature which we already introduced but there are but of reviews it could illuminate this law is not temperature at No. 1 No. 2 energy flows From higher temperature poet temperature and No. 3 in thermal equilibrium the temperature of all parts of the system is saying that the temperature was not the same in all parts of the system energy would flow until it became the that's the basic 0 floor the existence of a temperature function that tells you which way energy flows and the existence of an
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equilibrium when the temperature in all parts of the system are set by so let's see if we can relate to that of those ideas for the notion of temperature that I have that we introduced earlier last time namely that can't Butcher is related these derivative of energy or a change in energy With respect 2 and if you change the energy a little bit the Aboriginal juice millions of you change the average energy a little bit the entropy will change and that derivatives that rate of change is called the temperature but still see what this definition of temperature has to do with with the idea of the flow of heat which way it goes so let's begin which take a to piece of a system composed of 2 parts but court AT & be with little pipe between and let's write down all the basic equations that we know but before I start for more let's assume but the temperature of BU is bigger than the temperature of a now if the temperature of 80 is bigger than the temperature of switch them not just interchange a and B in everything I say OK but we have to pick 1 Of course you can have a temperature be equal the temperature but let's take a case with and not equal and that means and not in equilibrium nonequilibrium temperature bees temperature very focused so I tried and some equation the 1st equation tells us that when the system responds and does whatever it's going to do the total energy doesn't change that was a good deal what could do is gonna be some energy shift from 1 to the other so let's say the change in the energy of a plus a change in the energy of B when whatever happens happens tours after a small amount of time that it is equal to 0 we take our stopwatch we wait 1 2nd and we look at the energy redistributed self refined apathy and of changes we find apathy and you'd be changes but energy conservation tells us that the sum of the energies of change next the change in entropy of a C plus a change in entropy of be change Republic Bingham factor travels always greater and once in a while it's equal to 0 but only in very special cases in Genoa statement is generally greater than 0 change in the entropy of a bus a change of the entropy of beef which is a change in the total entropy theater B of a whole system no awards the probability distribution of the combined system the probability distribution of the combined system shifts in such a way as to make the distribution brought our that's OK now let's use 1 more statement that the change in energy it is equal temperature times a change in interfered with supply this the both Eddie and B U V e a is equal to temperature of a car's a change of the entropy of AT and seen fleeing from beat then we can rewrite this equation over here this is the 1st law of thermodynamics now has T. Eddie d best a plus DSB is equal to 0 or just a ride in a form which is somewhat more useful for me I'm going to work solve this equation for D S B solve it this guy over here where we get we get that DSB comma D S B is able to minus appears unwilling to transpose this turned the right hand side that would be a minus TIA and now I have to divide by TB DE s and now take this formula and stick it hear him as usual a list of people to build physics you 1st thing really hard about what you want to and a new blindly just go ahead with the equations with a lead so we have run SA and SB BSA Diaz but they connected so let's eliminate 1 of them and rewrite this inequality so we rewrite the inequality EDS L E plus but now what miners because DSP has a minus sign might he 80 TB times DS and that's great event 0 took 2nd walk tells us allow maker multiply it by TB for simplicity let's just multiplied by TB song temperatures up positive unless otherwise there are situations which temperature could be negative but not for us for so was it's as TB my last TAT tried
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about she'd be minus t times D S. a is greater than 0 what if now we already assumed that the temperature of is bigger than the temperature of a you would also look at the case which would Raymonda both the temperature of indeed bigger than the temperature of a B C B minus theory is positive what is that say about BSA a positive number times a change in the entropy is Pocekay that's says the D S a is positive cell but what we conclude from this equation DE best favor for the particular set up but there is greater than 0 Millwall what happened if she would be given to be exactly the opposite NTB minus TA would be negative and VS it would be negative but we've already chosen are convention we decided to call the the 1 with the bigger temperature and that case Diaz aid is bigger than 0 but does not apply this equation harvest inequality by TAT times D S is bigger than 0 but what is terms Diaz said it's a change in energy of the subsystem this series D of the energy of Aso only found by aluminum manipulation and the use of a couple of laws or other laws the 1st lot energy conservation the 2nd lot entropy increases natural reused plus a little bit of juggling of a trend posing and multiplying by a simple algebraic operations we find that the changes energy of a is greater than 0 it follows of Qantas change in the energy of the is less than 0 another words he has flown or energy has flowed from be day so we have proved that with the definition of entropy he Assad the definition of temperature has given here that the temperature is such that it defines the direction the heat flow he will fall and when I say he'd incidentally I always our I just mean Energy Energy will flow from beat on till the temperatures become equal where temperatures become equal of course if he equals TB there is no flowers and that to equilibrium was established so equilibrium is established order will be no floor Our where TB equals T.J then there's no fetal together OK so that the that's the that's as is the might years due to 0 the law of thermodynamics namely the temperature determines the direction of heat flow when he flow stops because the system comes to equilibrium and must be that the temperatures the same in every part of the system conversely Pacific temperatures not the same in every part of the system he will flow onto it is to say yes he does Sinbad assesses data system yes and that is true that is true that is true but it is not an equilibrium it could be because when you break it up and a smaller subsystems the smaller subsystems are not in equilibrium with each other and then you just apply the analysis the subsystems right yet so bad that there was correct I did imagined that system Maine system beast separately Warren equilibrium with themselves so speak up that's a good point but now we come to the hard questions are out of his mind 5 states that old that from investors say they positions and velocities men of their single yes except that in quantum mechanics we can take those to be discrete variables basically yet that all or we simply substitute for In a integral instead of a some young but that's what just a look a state always means the same thing it means as much as you could possibly know about the system if you were infinitely powerful lover now there may be limits that have to do with them over the fundamental rules of physics such as quantum mechanics which tells you you can always much as you thought you might like the novels such as the position and velocity a particle but still state means as much as can be known are about a system by what's scored infinitely colorful observed last it's all a quantum mechanics they are young incontinent Canucks there are strong quantum mechanics the state camping for finite box His discreet what I have to show is that if we do the correct quantum mechanics statistical mechanics than the certainly made it becomes equal to the classical statistical mechanics of sort a certain limit you could replace some by integrals that's what it comes down to that that's a subtle businesses but that's not oneliners that's a subtle business but it is true farright next question the open question is is equilibrium after equilibrium was established you have the box of guests areas there's some probability distributions P for the system to be image different Microsoft dates what is that probability distribution what the mathematics of it so that it would begin to study now Airy right now 1st of all it's always a useful idea not only useful they usually corresponds to the facts of unimaginative system that you're interested in is not closed but is in contact with the outside world in exchange energy with it in particular it's a useful idea if you want to think about the probability distribution of the states of this subsystem think of it as being detonated in a huge reservoir god of a much larger number of degrees of freedom but provide a heat bath that provided he left which allows energy the flow
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back and forth on tilt the system in question comes the thermal equilibrium with the big he think that is still be there even a little bit of energy flows from into the subsystem the temperature doesn't change much now this is something we could also parole but just think about for minute we have a big big big huge system at a certain temperature little system bit of heat flows from the from the big system little system typically the change in the temperature will be of the big system will be that will be negligible and so we can unimagined makes system is at some temperature and simply wait until a small system is In equilibrium with a big system now particularly convenient choice of heat then you'll see but a particularly convenient choice of heat bath which often actually corresponds to a facts but particularly interesting choice is just don't imagine that the system in question is 1 of our of vary large number identical systems which are connected together by little pipes allow heat the flow back and for 1 of them is a system that was studying the rest of them simply provide heat bath actually this sometimes corresponds to the moralist the facts in particular that we have a very big system and we divided into small subsystems the small subsystems may be very much alike and the big system is just he back from small subsystems just provide a large number of replicas that altogether it up to to the big system so this is a useful trick to pretend that these but the heat that is just a repetition of the same system over over again how many such subsystems will eventually Willingham they get real argued a large number of large enough W. figure beat that is very big but let's call it capital gains from moment that's a number of these systems we have and each 1 of the systems is In a state right sorry I my demonstration these are the identical systems where I want to 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 so capital in his equal tonight these are the possible state that these are all identical I couldn't do anything to them but of course the states of the system are not identical they had different energy for example so what's to call them to remind ourselves that Miss Bates are not all like and particularly they have different energy the stakes are not real system the misstated is labels Vermont labels and some of the systems are ever be in 1 state some of them B and the other states some of them will be in the 3rd state he is particularly simple example with only 3 states each state has different energy the energy might increase from right to left your right to your left not right my right my OF your left to the energy increases in 1 direction and with lot less willing to call the number of systems subsystems I state right I say the state's going to indicate that access he Community energy access and these are all possible states of the system this is all I states will be labeled but I I equals 1 heII equals tool about that there might be an infinite number of states In fact in generally will be an infinite number states most of them have so much energy that is no chance of Paul work there are gonna be occupied and so there will be a negligible number of subsystems are negligible fraction of them will occupy enormously high energy states just because we may not have as much energy available but now let's introduce the concept of an occupation number occupation number is the number of systems in this case it would be 3 occupying the R. I state in this case the red state programs there are lowest Dolores energy state will call at will in some RIP right his eyes and this it the number of our replicas here which are found in the box labeled by bite the box labeled largest means that the system has that particular state motoring arrested for statistical purposes for probabilistic purposes is interested and how many ways are of redistributing the systems among the states for a given said I was and some bodies and so by here stands for and won a tool and 3 and 4 and forth right so there are these occupation numbers and the question is given the occupation numbers how many ways on the of redistributing the states so as to create back set of occupation numbers obviously that's get beat closely connected with the probability given values of the occupation of former Prime probabilities are up for for state I'm the move Crawford occupation numbers and the more ways there are or of distributing this system into a given set of occupation numbers the more likely that occupation numbers it that's a symmetry Oregon of all possible ways of redistributing things are symmetric with respect to each other and equally likely then the most probable configuration which means the most probable set of occupation numbers is a set of occupation numbers which gives rise to the maximum number of ways of redistributing things so let's go let's go over some simple examples who's yup yup right right we're Commack at us fears of energy constraint so what's right fielder constraint doesn't and U.S. I had intended to come to that later but to rest on top of the probability distribution that's associated with this different number ways of redistributing things they are constrained by the 1st constraint was right the 1st constraint the 1st constraint is in 1 plus and 2 plus and the this is the number of
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systems In the 1st level plus a number of systems 2nd level was a number of systems of 3rd level for just 5 or just a summation of Y and some i.e. physical bought capital in total number of system now has another constraint which is the 1 that you reserve developers just at about namely the total energy of the system solid tried that constrain the number of systems in the 1st state times e energy of the 1st state plus the number of systems and the 2nd state times the energy of the 2nd state altogether bustup but that of course is equal the some additional of In the summer by east of Bali was articles the total energy right now let's assume that the total energy is proportional fit in willing to be studying the system book making more and more replicas but clear that as we double the number replicas the total energy will double at least if we want to keep things fixed within a given box we do so we can expect that the public energy is equal to capital in times the average energy per box let's just call the average energy per box boxes and boxes Meryl our news I use the word boxes forget boxes average energy per subsystem here is b and the total energy is capital In Times e and that must be simply the sum of all the energy OK so before we move onto some probabilistic things let's just rewrite this in another way if I want to tell you that the occupation numbers were in 1 and 2 and 3 and so forth the total number systems was capital in and then sq was the probability that a given 1 of these systems is and I state Beaulieu answer be welcoming the think we come to the same answer the answer is but fraction of sister rooms Wearing Iife state a good definition in this context of the probability that any 1 of them is in the RIA stayed here is simply the ratio of the number of the occupation number in some light of problem number but the probability is in this context so let's the following the probability that any 1 of these boxes or any 1 of these subsystems is in the state I could just be a fraction it is a body which is the number of them in the state by divided by the total number yacht analyzer sailors and sub life that thank you that's a living normally use probability probability is a measure of the fraction of and the expected fraction of Rome if rates and type in this case the event is measuring weather system is in the state are not focus buyers and among us opposing let's let's now use this right these 2 constraint these to constraints once said that the problem number systems as capital in and the other says that the total energy is equal to capital and Pansy energy persist on lots of I do that I can then right I can then that's 3 erectus PORT and is equal to an IRA what has become this becomes the summation of 8 times PIA mistress and are a little MORE physical the capital and now divided by capital in the more we get works we get sum of peace a abide cyclical 1 that's notice a surprise nobody that's a surprise nobody Our but it's just another way of writing the constraints of the total number of systems equal end and what about the equation here this becomes summation of Internet firms P if In terms of total energy and again divide by this is what we knew all along that he underwriting inside it is just average energy of any 1 of the system OK so there's Rice's visit to good things to remember is took a strengths and whatever the probability distribution is the probability distributions some body whatever it is it has satisfy these 2 constraints average energy and total probability or if we want to think about it in terms of the occupation numbers before you could rewrite the terms of the occupation OK but before we worry about the total number of systems being kept constant and the total energy being kept constant let's just as the more primitive question for a given set of occupation numbers in 1 through and however infinitely many of them how many ways on the air of redistributing systems to correspond to that that there are a number of you know anything about common targets you know the answer by drought and Unicom probably is a something's Mrs. this atop the hardest mathematics and course I was fined common toward very tricky but there's a small number of rules and a doctor go through them on the answer them will just check it for a couple of cases with checkered for a cup of cases see that rear stroke OK so we have a set of now clearly if capital in this fight nite and let's assume capital and a very big no interest the Limited which it really is very big but for for the moment let's take a finite and let's also poses an infinite number of energy levels Walter Scott most of the occupation numbers be 0 keep that most of the occupation numbers are 0 by the into years the number of ways and I want to just write about number auto arrange what's called a number of ways well from it in order to keep geek the occupation number 6 set of occupation numbers is In factorial the total number of them factorial provided by the product in 1 factorial Inc tool factorial in the 3 factorial
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dot dot dot all of them another words capital and factorial divided by the try to miss a symbol for product but the end of factorial rejected for a few cases Richard drove but this is a comet or factor but 1st of all why Balow ones which as you around they give us zeros in the denominator not why not 0 factorial is 1 so all the ones which are unoccupied just give us 1 and we can forget all the occupation numbers which is 0 contribute the factor warned for each 1 of them was no danger of this thing blowing up because there are a lot of ins equal to 0 0 factorial 0 factorial Eagles 1 factorial pickles while now we could use mathematical induction to prove that every number factorial sequels awarded if exceeds broke yacht but he'll theory the okayed just in case you think I'm not really aren't serious I'm not door factory was to hold 1st the other regional would follow at 0 yes there are lots of ways of Ray Batchelor camping what camping how many ways not for the moment forget the constraints this is number of arrangements for a fixed set of occupation numbers with no regard to whether the idea of a constraint is satisfied will come back to the question of the constraint being satisfied will have N on top of this the effect of constraints but let's just look look at this for a moment and uh study it's interesting expression we're approximated coal let's check it for a couple of cases you look forward to patch however at that now with the old 40 also that very focused ticket for a cup of cases 1st of all supposing you take all our Bozoo were interested in the case where 1 arm V occupation numbers is capital in an all the other ones 0 0 and that was 1 of these is in fact all the others a 1 and is in and factory which is 1 watt seems reasonable how many ways out putting all of the things in the 1 cup 1 but let's try a couple Percival's cases but suppose we have wrote to wear Tools subsystems and wonder how many ways out there of putting 2 of them into 1 cup with already done that that's 1 8 the other possibility is 1 1 cup and 1 in another cup what 1st check the answer this way there at 2 systems so as to factorial In each cup narrow this is the 1st couple 2nd cup 2 3rd Cup the 1st Cup has won the 2nd cup as 1 third cup has 0 so this is 1 factorial illtimed 1 factor realtime 0 factory over which is 1 so the answer is 2 factorial or till 2 ways not 14 to systems into given a pair of cops with the other 1 being emptied of course that Stroh Ukiah but this 1 here when he or you could put this when he and 2 ways of 1 more case on our 1st of all company ways arbiter of taking 3 subsystems and distributing them in 203 States no the the same path that that's sigh as obvious as it may get a quick answer watch Japanese to factors that its 3 factorial what is it according to Mr. 3 systems that because 3 factorial although 1 factorial 1 factorial 1 factorial which is 3 factory which is sex and the fact there are 6 ways but you know how do it for you know and in general this is a formula this really is a formula you could prove it it's not too hard to prove by waiters go look up their macabre tore expose program Dr. approved high school I think this is a high school member OK so this is the number of ways of taking capital in things and distributing them among the possible states With occupation numbers and 1 and 2 and 3 that will find is that in this situation of interest this can be thought of as a function of the injured was a function of the occupation numbers and the circumstances that would be interested who going defined that things like this hour honey lead peek at a particular set of occupation numbers namely went capital in gives very very beat with long defined that the occupation numbers cluster very very strongly about a particular set of occupation numbers or better yet a particular set of fractions cap over begin that De that distribution gets tighter and tighter than gets up so that they probabilities little in the of begin armor are welldefined OK so that that much what duel in order to do that we have to have some approximation methods the 1st thing we need to approximate is fact Orioles when I say approximated I mean approximated under the circumstances that ends a role very big Izzo imagine that we simply allow the number of subsystems to get bigger and bigger and bigger and such a way that the occupation numbers also simultaneously get bigger and bigger and bigger so all the ins rumored to be assumed to be very big and let's approximate much approximated as odd using a standard approximations effect Orioles another name the the approximation Sterling's approximation so would prove it let's prove what proved early not if everybody knows had approved the progress raise your hand if you will have approved it's approximation you will be called upon to do it I notice Michael scaling back now former said
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energy some of small so we we've reduce this now to mathematics problem find the probability distribution the find the probability distribution because you the maximum value for minors some piece of dialog given that summations piece of buyers 1 consideration piece sobriety he survive is some giving energy the donors we need a little more mathematics we want more mathematical concepts to do a mathematical concept is called were grunge multipliers Lagrange multipliers come up all over and over and over both the probability of a come up in any problem we are asked to maximize something subject constrained so I think will finish up the evening by talking about Lagrange multipliers and the next time we will apply the method of Lagrange multipliers to exactly this problem many of the thermodynamic quantities such as temperature will find it temperatures nothing but were granted multiplied so let's talk about around multipliers because a lot for 1 evening but er ever want to get to real 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point not not the jittery that is not MB maximum long pouring road almost by accident this is not the place where f is maximum unless we also remember that we want G to be equal to 0 but with giddy equals 0 we move along here than F has shape but plot F and what plot against G G is changing as we move along here and as we move along path is also changing so airforce on functional here through curvature but this is Duke was 0 arrive every year Duke was 0 lying but if this not stationary at this point as we very G this is not stationary why shouldn't be our we're not looking for the place where the stationary bike looking the stationary subject to the fact that living on this line OK what can we do with change this curve server we actually make this point a stage true stationary point always have to do is enter to ask something proportional G books why is that Is this obvious it gets death yacht is a derivative over here Of f with respect to G's is you move along rare interview aidid 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derivative of asked trying With respect Hawaii physical toll y plus early supposed to do with these things was supposed to set them equal to 0 that's a process Our minimizing if Prime setting is derivatives 0 that tells us wrote is equal to minus land and why is equal to my slams x equals slammed the Hawaii equals my always fund that 1 piece of information incidentally we found out that the solution we know 1 thing that Exs eagled wife but so far we haven't we Aleksandr warriors where we do next week at the 1 more equation that GE is equal to 0 and that's just the equation that X plus Is equaled awarded salt X plus Y is equal toward residuals for Amber minus to land there is equal to 1 land that is you from minus payoff given the land minus a half we now know that the solution is X equals plus a half In 1 equals plus a half another words right over here that's the pouring which Max which minimizes excuse to make minimizes X squared plus Y squared giving and that your along was lying someplace so that's a trick of mortgage multipliers why have is if you have more variables and more constraints but suppose you have 3 variables like I work at marker workout example but suppose you have a functional several variables instead of just 1 constraint you had several constraints will lend the rule very similar to each constraint each constraint can be written as GE supply he was 0 0 with etc. to constraints G1 equals 0 G 2 equals 0 I'll give you a while give your problem ahead more problems using Lagrange multipliers that is a function of 3 variables happens to be X squared plus Y squared miners squared G1 now the 1st constraint is that X plus Y is equal the 1 we've done that with done something like that and the other constraints G 2 0 is that don't know let's take it why squared pluses East squared is Ziegler said some ridiculous Turkish want defining the minimum of Air Force so object to constraints that distillate would make it simpler more tragic crazy but just make it Z plus Mexico 0 because equals wanted took constraints go constraints find the place where Athens minimum given that both of these equations are true there is a place you can find it in the way they do find it is you can't get half a Lagrangian multiplier for each constraint you call overhead at and then you minimize just priority pretending that you know what the lenders were so you're right derivative that primed with respect to XI for all the eyes is equal to 0 but you still have unknowns 1 that you have specified yet land the woman when the 2 where the equations that govern when the 1 the 2 due more equal 0 and G equals 0 now you have enough equations to completely solve the problem this seems like a rather complicated thing to do but it is by by far the easiest way to minimize something or maximize when you have constraints YOU question it because in many problems of statistical mechanics we want to maximize the intrepidity subject the some constrained constraints might be better call of electric charge has some value of total energy has some value something else has some value our those of kinds of constraints reimposed in particular in particular energy is fixed and told probabilities 2 1 hours 2 constraints solve let's let's now works now right the mathematics problem we wrote before I love With and you can spend a little bit of time trying to solve it won't solve next time and what is it a function of Now it's a function of all of the probabilities P of alive Peace b a life as a function of P 1 P To without about that whole bunch of probabilities to allow variables where constraints constraints all were G 1 is equal to the summation of piece of minus 1 our words the constraint is G. 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