Exact derivation of the Van der Waals equation

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An exact derivation is given of a generalized Van der Waals-Maxwell equation of state for systems of particles interacting with appropriate long-range potentials. A rigorous statistical- mechanical interpretation of the metastable states of these systems is also given. © 1974.

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  • J. L. Lebowitz

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