# The Maxwell Speed Distribution in 2D

by fatherdaly
Tags: maxwell
 P: 8 Ok so I have the integral of v*exp(-$$\alpha$$v2) dv between 0 and infinity to normalise. I don't know how a substitution would help because you would still have two functions multiplied by one another. Edit: I think I'm being stupid. I've substituted for alpha*v^2. Hopefully it will work.