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About Boltzmann Constant

  1. Jul 19, 2012 #1
    Im recently studying Boltzmann Constant for Landauer's principle.
    I wondered is there a volume for that? What's the units they use(cm or m) when we derive the Boltzmann constant?

    I've been looking through the internet but I found nothing. Any Help? Thanks
     
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  3. Jul 20, 2012 #2

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    A volume used for what?

    In the derivation of k, the actual units for volume does not matter to the derivation so long as you are dimensionally accurate. If you use all SI units for eg you end up with k in SI units too.
     
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