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RMS Velocity

  1. Apr 24, 2008 #1
    In very simple terms,
    (1) How is RMS Velocity determined?
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  3. Apr 24, 2008 #2


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    The RMS velocity is exactly what is sounds like, it is the square root of the mean velocity of all the particles within a system. How one would determine the RMS depends very much on the system that one is dealing with.
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