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Application of virial theorem

  1. Apr 20, 2014 #1

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    How do you use the virial theorem to derive the van der Waals equation of state?
     
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  3. Apr 20, 2014 #2

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    Is this what you want: http://public.whut.edu.cn/wlhxyd/index/main.files/xiti/syjx/scholar.chem.nyu.edu/0651/notes/pchem/node32.html [Broken]
     
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  4. Apr 20, 2014 #3

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    No, I mean from the kinetic theory approach.
     
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