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The statistical mechanics of argon

Fisher, Robert Alexander

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Liquid and dense gaseous argon has been simulated (using the Barker-Bobetic potential) by means of molecular dynamics techniques similar to those developed by Rahman. The equilibrium properties have been calculated using 108 particles interacting through a truncated potential, together with perturbation theory to correct for the finite size of the systems well as quantum and three-body effects. Good agreement with the experimental values of the pressure and internal energy has been...[Show more]

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Date published: 1971
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/138282

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