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Homework Help: Polymer mesh

  1. Mar 16, 2009 #1

    I've got no idea where to start here, since f is not known...
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  3. Mar 16, 2009 #2


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    I would think you'd want to relate the spring energy, [itex]\frac{1}{2}k\langle x^2 \rangle[/itex] (where [itex]k[/itex] is the stiffness), to the thermal energy, [itex]k_B T[/itex] (where [itex]k_B[/itex] is Boltzmann's constant).
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