The specific heat of liquid helium

Vincenzo Molinari, Domiziano Mostacci, Barry D Ganapol

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Abstract

Starting from the modified Lennard-Jones potential, a method is proposed to calculate the internal energy in liquids, and from this the specific heat. The method is applied to liquid helium-4 and the well-known shape of the “lambda point” is reproduced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)212-218
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Computational and Theoretical Transport
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 8 2016

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Keywords

  • Internal energy
  • Lambda point
  • Specific heat

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  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Transportation
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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The specific heat of liquid helium. / Molinari, Vincenzo; Mostacci, Domiziano; Ganapol, Barry D.

In: Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport, Vol. 45, No. 3, 08.07.2016, p. 212-218.

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Molinari, Vincenzo ; Mostacci, Domiziano ; Ganapol, Barry D. / The specific heat of liquid helium. In: Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport. 2016 ; Vol. 45, No. 3. pp. 212-218.
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