Collisions With Container
One can calculate the number of atomic or molecular collisions with a wall of a container per unit area per unit time.
Assuming an ideal gas, a derivation results in an equation for total number of collisions per unit time per area:
This quantity is also known as the "impingement rate" in vacuum physics.
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