equipartition


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equipartition

[¦e·kwə·pär′tish·ən]
(chemistry)
The condition in a gas where under equal pressure the molecules of the gas maintain the same average distance between each other.
The equal distribution of a compound between two solvents.
The distribution of the atoms in an orderly fashion, such as in a crystal.
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As previously stated traditional kinetic theory is based upon equipartition and degrees of freedom arguments.
The GUP corrected entropy was applied to the holographic equipartition law in a four-dimensional universe embedded in a conformally flat five-dimensional space-time.
With consideration for the eigenfunctions of 1-D structure, these results exhibit equipartition of kinetic energy between Love and Rayleigh waves.
Colonization of the four gills arches by Cichlidogyrus thurstonae was mostly done in an anterio-posterior direction without equipartition (Figure 1).
This implies a previously unrecognized role for the prokaryotic cytoskeleton in which the cytoskeletal system participates in equipartition of the terminus regions of replicated chromosomes into daughter cells.
According to him, stars appeared to obey a Maxwellian distribution, or equipartition of energy, so that the less massive stars moved more rapidly than the massive ones.
The method of extracting from the requirement of the single user applies equipartition idea.
It can be shown that H represents twice the distance through which electrons having the equipartition of translational energy, (1/2)[k.sub.B]<T>, can rise in the vertical direction against the force of gravity.
The natural resonance frequency was determined from the thermal spectrum and the spring constant of the SWNT tipped cantilever was calculated using the equipartition theorem [38].
convergence) is called Shannon-McMillan-Breiman theorem or asymptotic equipartition property (AEP) in information theory.
For temperature correction of [k.sub.m], energy equipartition theorem [26], which makes quantitative predictions, was considered, and it gave the total average kinetic and potential energies for a system at a given temperature in thermal equilibrium.
Since such a thermometer presumes Lorentz invariant equipartition theorem, a moving object appears neither cold nor hot.

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