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Thermal equilibrium of system

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I need to calculate dS/dU for a solid when then system is in thermal equilibrium.
    Na=100
    Nb=10
    U=20e

    2. Relevant equations

    I rearranged the equation to find that Ds/Du=kb(1/omega)(dOMEGA/dU)

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am not sure how to go about this because I am not sure when the system is in thermal equilibrium and how to find (dS/dU) for the equation. any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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  3. Apr 27, 2010 #2
    Any takers? any advice is appreicated!
     
  4. Apr 27, 2010 #3

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    Hi sarahaha288, you'll probably get more responses if you add some context to the problem and proofread your post carefully in LaTeX. I've done a lot of entropy calculations, but I have no idea what "Na=100 Nb=10" is referring to, for example. If you give the complete problem statement and write your equations cleanly as

    [tex]\frac{dS}{dU}=k_B\left(\frac{1}{\Omega}\right)\left(\frac{d\Omega}{dU}\right)[/tex]

    (click on the equation to see the markup language) then I'm sure you'll get some help very soon.
     
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