Maxwellian distribution law

Maxwellian distribution law

[mak‚swel·ē·ən ‚di·strə′byü·shən ‚lȯ]
(statistical mechanics)
Equation relating the statistical distribution of speeds and energies of molecules of a pure gas at a uniform temperature where there are no convection currents.
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