Deriving the coefficients a and b in the Van der Waalls Equation of State

1. Nov 9, 2004

Fritz

I've looked in my text book and asked my fellow classmates, but I have had no luck in figuring out how to derive these coefficients.

Can anyone tell me how I would go about doing this?

Last edited: Nov 9, 2004
2. Nov 10, 2004

Fritz

Doesn't anyone know?

3. Nov 10, 2004

da_willem

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