An introduction to statistical physics (1982) by William Geraint V. Rosser

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The total decrease of fdω during dt is therefore equal to . If the state is to be stationary, this must be exactly equal to the number of m-molecules whose velocities at the beginning of dt do not fulfill the conditions (10) but which during this time interval are changed by collisions in such a way that they now satisfy them—they obtain by collision a velocity lying between the limits (10). In other words, must be equal to the total increase of fdω resulting from collisions. §4. * To find this increase, we shall next seek the velocities of the two molecules after a collision of the specified kind.

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