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Homework Help: What is this relation called?

  1. Mar 26, 2007 #1

    f is the no. of degrees of freedom.
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  3. Mar 26, 2007 #2


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    I think it is called the equipartition theorem.
  4. Mar 26, 2007 #3


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    Yes, the equipartition theorem is stated thus

    'the average kinetic energy per degree of freedom is 1/2kT'
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