RESEARCH COMMONS
LIBRARY

Local Molecular Temperature

ResearchCommons/Manakin Repository

Local Molecular Temperature

Show full item record

Title: Local Molecular Temperature
Author: Greenspan, Donald
Abstract: For the study of phase-transition by molecular dynamics, the concept of local temperature is desirable. Such a concept, defined and studied previously for atoms, is extended in this paper to molecules. The fundamental formula involves Planck's constant, not Boltzmann's. Related dynamical calculations are described for approximating, theoretically, the melting points of N2, 02, CO, NO, and CH4, and the results are compared with those available experimentally.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10106/2279
Date: 1989-11

Files in this item

Files Size Format View Description
MathTechReport263.pdf 184.0Kb PDF View/Open PDF

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Browse

My Account

Statistics

About Us