In the kinetic theory of Gases , we rely purely on classical mechanics. We derive the equations using classical mechanics, and they turn out to be fairly accurate at ideal gas approximation condition of low pressure and high temperature.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now my question is, since in the kinetic theory , we are considering the collisions ofatoms or molecules, why does classical theory give accurate results? In view of theuncertainity principle,Ideally, Quantum theory should be applied?

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# Kinetic Theory of Gases

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