Theory of Heat pp 191-241 | Cite as

Ideal and Real Gases

  • Richard Becker


By ideal gas we mean a system of many like particles with a mutual interaction energy so small that it can be disregarded. First we treat the simplest case, namely, a single atom in a cubic box of length l and volume V = l 3 . We will discuss the classical and the quantum theoretical partition functions.


Partition Function Occupation Number Single Atom Grand Canonical Ensemble Pauli Principle 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Becker
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  1. 1.Universität GöttingenGermany

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