# Translational partition function

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Translational partition function

In statistical mechanics, the translational partition function is that part of the partition function resulting from the movement (translation) of the center of mass. It is derived in the same way as the partition function for the canonical ensemble.

ee also

* Rotational partition function
* Vibrational partition function

ources

* http://www.chemistry.msu.edu/courses/CEM992_cukier/ps3%20key%20992%20S06.pdf

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