Originally Posted by **topsquark** I presume you are trying to find an ensemble average? I'm not going to type out the LaTeX, just simply say this:
The ensemble average if a property P is equal to
(Integral) A exp[] dv
Or whatever v may be in your problem.
Without you showing work I have no clue how to help you more.
-Dan |

Thanks for the quick reply. Actually, I think I need to find mean energy

So, would I "simply" take the integral of (1/2)m*(v_x)^2 * f(v) dv_x, from +/- infinity?

Sorry, I don't know how to do the latex on this forum yet.