## Pauli Lectures on Physics, Volume 4 |

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### Contents

Preface by the Editor 1 Stosszahlansatz 1 Concepts from the elementary kinetic theory of gases | 1 |

Collision laws | 2 |

Change of the distribution function due to collisions | 3 |

Copyright | |

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