Chapter 5. Statistical Physics of Ideal Classical Gases

  1. Prof. Dr. Debashish Chowdhury1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Dietrich Stauffer2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603158.ch5

Principles of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Principles of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

How to Cite

Chowdhury, D. and Stauffer, D. (2000) Statistical Physics of Ideal Classical Gases, in Principles of Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603158.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

  2. 2

    University of Cologne, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403004

Online ISBN: 9783527603152

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Keywords:

  • statistical mechanics;
  • statistical physics of ideal classical gases;
  • monatomic gas;
  • full partition function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Monatomic Gas; MB Distribution

  • Full Partition Function

    • Monatomic Molecules

    • Diatomic Molecules

  • Chapter Summary

  • Historical Notes

  • Problems

  • Supplementary Notes

    • Kinetic Theory of Gases