Astrophysics (index)

Fokker-Planck Equation

(shows likelihood of velocity over time of a disturbed particle)

The Fokker-Plank equation gives the density of the probability of different velocities for a particle disturbed randomly, e.g., by Brownian motion. In astrophysics, it has been used to model the effect stars have on passing other stars.


(equation,statistical mechanics)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fokker-Planck_equation

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