The Foundations of Statistical Thermodynamics



Classical thermodynamics does not require detailed molecular information for thermodynamics parameters. The heat capacity is a proportionality constant relating E to T:


Partition Function Equilibrium Distribution Canonical Ensemble Total State Boltzmann Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryState University of New York BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA

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