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Homework Help: Statistical Thermodynamics

  1. Mar 14, 2009 #1
    (1) Derive the expression for [tex]\mu[/tex]PG for a monatomic molecule (like argon) which has no internal structure and only has translational energy.

    where [tex]\mu[/tex]PG is the perect gas contribution to the chemical potential.

    (2)Treating the molecule N2 as a linear, rigid molecule is an excellent approximation.
    Calculate numerical values of the perfect gas contribution to the molar entropy
    and the molar isobaric heat capacity for N2 at 0 oC and 1 atmosphere. Justify any
    contributions to the internal energy of the molecule that you omit from your

    For this i can plug the numbers in, i am just unsure of the equations to use.
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