Boltzmann Equation

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Boltzmann Equation

Postby giareyes_2B » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:28 pm

On page 28 of the course reader it says (at least from what I understand) that in the Boltzmann Equation a large error in W means there will be a small error in S. Can someone explain this further please?

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Re: Boltzmann Equation

Postby julia lai 3A » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:57 pm

I think this is due to the natural log. It increases slowly so even if W (think of it as x) has a large error, the difference in S (y) will be smaller in comparison.

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