equipartition


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equipartition

(ˌɛkwɪpɑːˈtɪʃən)
n
(General Physics) the equal division of the energy of a system in thermal equilibrium between different degrees of freedom. This principle was assumed to be exact in classical physics, but quantum theory shows that it is true only in certain special cases
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Boltzmann's work on statistical ensembles reinforced the current acceptance of law of equipartition with a gas's energy being equally distributed among all of its degrees of freedom [2-3].
Although this condition satisfies the assumption of equipartition of modal energy for seismic interferometry, (74) it means that source information is lost due to scattering.
Colonization of the four gills arches by Cichlidogyrus thurstonae was mostly done in an anterio-posterior direction without equipartition (Figure 1).
This method causes a contrast enhancement by an equipartition of the brightness-value distribution.
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This implies a previously unrecognized role for the prokaryotic cytoskeleton in which the cytoskeletal system participates in equipartition of the terminus regions of replicated chromosomes into daughter cells.
According to him, stars appeared to obey a Maxwellian distribution, or equipartition of energy, so that the less massive stars moved more rapidly than the massive ones.
Since such a thermometer presumes Lorentz invariant equipartition theorem, a moving object appears neither cold nor hot.
5, which, corresponds to Legendre polynomials, involves an equipartition on the interval [-1, 1].
convergence) is called Shannon-McMillan theorem or entropy theorem or asymptotic equipartition property (AEP) in information.
Best-case equipartition: All equipartitions of the input (partitions into k parts whose sizes differ by at most one) are considered, and the complexity of f is the minimum of the various complexities.
Based on the equipartition theorem, the thermal method is an energy balance in which the spring constant is obtained through the potential energy term.