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Residual vs positional entropy

Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:46 am
by Vanessa Reyes_1K
Can someone explain the difference between residual and positional entropy?

Re: Residual vs positional entropy

Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:57 am
by Anushi Patel 1J
I think for the purpose of the class, they are the same thing

Re: Residual vs positional entropy

Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:52 pm
by Celine Cheng 1H
You can use S=kblnW to find positional (residual) entropy, which is separate from thermal motion (translational, rotational, vibrational)