The invariant Planck energy distribution law and its connection to the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution function

Siavash H Sohrab*

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Abstract

A scale-invariant model of statistical mechanics is described and applied to derive the invariant Planck law of energy distribution from the invariant Boltzmann distribution function. Also, the invariant Schrödinger equation is derived from the invariant Bernoulli equation for potential incompressible flow. It is shown that a homogeneous isotropic turbulent fluid is composed of a spectrum of eddies (energy levels) each composed of a spectrum of molecular clusters with energy spectra governed by the Planck distribution law and harmonious with the Kolmogorov κ-5/3 law. The stability of clusters, de Broglie wave packets, is shown to be due to a potential that acts as Poincaré stress. Atomic transitions between different size clusters (energy levels) are shown to result in emission/ absorption of energy in harmony with Bohr's theory of atomic spectra.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)254-262
Number of pages9
JournalWSEAS Transactions on Mathematics
Volume6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2007

Keywords

  • Planck energy distribution
  • Schrödinger equation
  • Statistical theory of turbulence
  • TOE

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Control and Optimization
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics

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