Boltzmann constant facts for kids
- For the constant pertaining to energy of black body radiation see Stefan–Boltzmann constant
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The Boltzmann constant (k or kB) is a physical constant. It is defined to be 649×10−23 1.380J/K. It relates the average kinetic energy of a particle in a gas with the temperature of the gas. It is the gas constant R divided by the Avogadro constant NA:
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