Essays Tagged: "Ludwig Boltzmann"

Molecular Theory

James Clerk Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann are two 19th century physicists who are credited for the Kinetic Molecular Theory o ... strange than they did in 1800 so the assumptions built upon imagining a gas to consist of particles.Ludwig Boltzmann (1844-1906) James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) - An ideal gas, one that supports the K ...

(1 pages) 509 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Max Planck

Max PlanckJustin ThomasPeriod 4Chemistry10/08/96On April 23, 1858 Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck was born in Kiel, Germany. He was the sixth child of a law professor at the University ... d law of thermodynamics out the door and accepted it as a statistical law, as it was interpreted by Ludwig Boltzmann. He also had to accept that the blackbody could not absorb energy continuously but ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Quantum Physics

the 1859 statement of the black-body radiation problem by Gustav Kirchhoff, the 1877 suggestion by Ludwig Boltzmann that the energy states of a physical system can be discrete, and the 1900 quantum h ... mpirically determined a distribution law of black-body radiation, known as Wien's law in his honor. Ludwig Boltzmann independently arrived at this result by considerations of Maxwell's equations. Howe ...

(29 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology