Lorentz-Boltzmann equation

Lorentz-Boltzmann equation

[′lȯr‚ens ‚bōlts·mən i‚kwā·zhən]
(statistical mechanics)
An approximation to the Boltzmann transport equation for states that are near equilibrium, which shows that the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution applies at equilibrium.
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