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  1. [physics] A group of macroscopic properties of a physical system, such as its temperature and pressure.

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Google previewComputational Methods in Systems Biology (2016)

14th International Conference, CMSB 2016, Cambridge, UK, September 21-23, 2016, Proceedings by Ezio Bartocci, Pietro Lio, Nicola Paoletti

A macrostate is a symbolic representation of a set of (micro)states (that behave similarly), and macrotransitions are transitions between macrostates, that denote some transitions between the corresponding microstates. Let us assume that we ...

Google previewTime's Arrows and Quantum Measurement (1997)

by Lawrence S. Schulman

A 'rare' macrostate is a small coarse grain. Alternatively, if (as in Section 2.2, ' Defining entropy') grains have been subdivided so that all have the same size, a rare macrostate is a grain for which few others have unmeasureably small ...

Google previewThe Recursive Universe (2013)

Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge by William Poundstone

In atomic systems, physicists make a distinction between “macrostates” and “ microstates.” A macrostate is an observed state of a large-scale system: “a liter of oxygen at 1 atmosphere pressure and 0° C,.,” for instance. A microstate is a precise ...

Google previewCollege Physics Textbook Equity Edition Volume 2 of 3: Chapters 13 - 24 (2014)

by An OER from Textbook Equity

A macrostate is an overall property of a system. It does not specify the details of the system, such as the order in which heads and tails occur or which coins are heads or tails. Using this nomenclature, a system of 5 coins has the 6 possible ...

Google previewStatistical Thermodynamics and Microscale Thermophysics (1999)

by Van P. Carey

The macrostate is a macroscopically distinguishable system characteristic that corresponds to a collection of system microstates that macroscopically "look" the same. Equilibrium in classical thermodynamics has an intrinsically macroscopic ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers, Chapters 1-39 (2007)

by Raymond Serway, John Jewett

A macrostate is a description of the system's conditions from a macroscopic point of view and makes use of macroscopic variables such as pressure, density, and temperature for gases. For any given macrostate of the system, a number of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optimization (2008)

by Christodoulos A. Floudas, Panos M. Pardalos

DAVID SHALLowAY Cornell University, Ithaca, USA MSC2000: 92B05 Article Outline Keywords and Phrases See also References Keywords and Phrases Optimization; Annealing; Hierarchical; Smoothing; Macrostate; Statistical mechanics; ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Human Geography (2011)

by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore

Entropy measures the relationship between a macrostate and the possible microstates that correspond to it. At one extreme, one macro-state (all 100 people in one region) has only one associated microstate, whereas the macro-state with 10 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, , 6 Volume Set (2017)

by Zerong Wang

Macrostate and Microstate Two approaches have been used to describe the state of a thermodynamic system [15 ]. The first one, which was used successfully to formulate the laws of classical ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

There are Nj outcomes for each of the experience increments, one distribution of the independent outcomes is a macrostate, and there are many possible distributions. Ab initio, we do not know the location or number of the errors in all the ni ...

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