Boltzmann Equation

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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Tatum Keichline 2B
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Boltzmann Equation

Postby Tatum Keichline 2B » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:53 pm

When do we use the Boltzmann equation? Do questions specifically ask for it. I've been gone for the past week, so I am lost. Thank you.

Jim Brown 14B Lec1
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Re: Boltzmann Equation

Postby Jim Brown 14B Lec1 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:00 pm

Use the Boltzman constant when finding statistical Entropy
∆S=K•lnW

monikac4k
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Re: Boltzmann Equation

Postby monikac4k » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:20 am

We usually use Boltzmann's equation when a problem gives us a number of molecules and the number of positions each molecule can possess. This is because, given this information, we can find degeneracy (W).

Jonny Schindler 1A
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Re: Boltzmann Equation

Postby Jonny Schindler 1A » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:45 pm

I believe W is the number of molecules to the power of the number of micro states


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