equipartition theorem

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equipartition theorem

Postby annikaying » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:36 pm

What exactly is the equipartition theorem and will we need to know it for the midterm?

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Re: equipartition theorem

Postby Eesha Chattopadhyay 2K » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:39 pm

The equipartition theorem is the idea that the average value of each quadratic contribution to the energy of a molecule in a sample with temperature T is 1/2*k*T.

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