The Gibbs paradox

  title={The Gibbs paradox},
  author={Quanmin Guo},
  • Q. Guo
  • Published 6 June 2021
  • Physics
Molecular collision within an ideal gas originates from an intrinsic short-range repulsive interaction. The collision reduces the average accessible physical space for a single molecule and this has a direct consequence on the entropy of the gas. The accessibility of a molecule to a spatial coordinate (x, y, z) inside the system depends on the local molecular density. By considering mechanical equilibrium between a system and a reservoir, the probability of the system in state i with volume vi… 

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