Boltzmann equation

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

Definition of Boltzmann equation

physics
: 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 AronNew Scientist22 May 2010

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Origin and Etymology of boltzmann equation

after Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist


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