Problem 15.8: Equipartition
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The gas in the animation has 20 monatomic particles and 10 diatomic particles. Which of the lines on the graph corresponds to the total kinetic energy, the total kinetic energy of the monatomic particles, the total kinetic energy of the diatomic particles, and the translational and rotational kinetic energy of the diatomic particles? Explain. Restart.
Applet authored by Ernesto Martin and modified by Wolfgang Christian.