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Unformatted text preview: Summary of last lecture BE Condensation Electrons in metals: Strongly degenerate FD gas Chemistry 161: Statistical Thermodynamics Lecture 20 Non-Ideal Gases, Liquids etc Reading: Reif, Ch 10.4,5 McQuarrie Ch12.1-3 Key Concepts and Lessons: a) Interactions between particles and their thermodynamic consequences b) Van-der-Waals Extrapolation equation The party is over: We've exhausted interesting problems where particles could be treated as non-interacting Our first aim is to thread carefully - consider an (almost) ideal system and develop an expansion in density to account for interactions between particles. Then we will see how that can be generalized to denser systems to explore really cool phenomena such as liquid-vapor phase transitions etc. Now...
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