Boltzmann equation

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noun Boltz·mann equation \ˈbōlts-mən-, -ˌmän-\

Definition of Boltzmann equation

physics

  1. :  an equation describing the behavior of a fluid in disequilibrium Robert Strain and Philip Gressman at the University of Pennsylvania employed modern mathematical tools to find solutions for the Boltzmann equation, which predicts the motion of gas molecules. — Jacob Aron, New Scientist, 22 May 2010

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Origin and Etymology of boltzmann equation

after Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist


First Known Use: 1914


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