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Aproximating a morse potential using a taylor polynomialby physicsman314
Tags: energy, force constant, morse potential, potential energy, taylor polynomials 
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Nov1312, 11:05 PM

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I am not going to post my question because I want to find out how to actually use the taylor polynomial and morse potential and then apply that to my problem. Say I have to approximate the morse potential using a taylor series expanding about some value. This will then find me the force constant. How would I go about setting up such equations?



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Nov1312, 11:09 PM

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#3
Nov1312, 11:18 PM

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f(x) = f(a) + f'(a)(xa) + f''(a)/2! (xa)^2 and so on I'm not sure how to do this on a morse potential. Seems like there are a lot of variables and I'm not sure from my given data, what goes where. 


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Nov1412, 10:10 PM

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Aproximating a morse potential using a taylor polynomial



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