Ergodic hypothesis in classical statistical mechanics

@article{Oliveira2007ErgodicHI,
  title={Ergodic hypothesis in classical statistical mechanics},
  author={C'esar R. de Oliveira and Thiago Werlang},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Ensino De Fisica},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={189-201}
}
An updated discussion on physical and mathematical aspects of the ergodic hypothesis in classical equilibrium statistical mechanics is presented. Then a practical attitude for the justification of the microcanonical ensemble is indicated. It is also remarked that the difficulty in proving the ergodic hypothesis should be expected. 

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