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Phase Diagram: How to draw one

by Oijl
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Feb15-10, 02:50 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Given a potential energy as a function of r, make a phase diagram for r>0.


2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution

I didn't write down the exact function for this, since this isn't a problem I have to do, but the thing is is I don't know how to draw phase diagrams.

Maybe we can use U(r) = U{sub naught}(r/R + ((^2)R)/(r)). Could someone walk me through how I would draw a phase diagram for this?
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