# A New Definition of Pressure Based on Kinetic Theory Derivations

Author
Nik Gjonbalaj
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AbstractTypical derivations of kinetic theory equations often exchange the contact time of the particle on a wall with the period of the particle's motion between walls. In this paper we redefine pressure as time-dependent in order to solve this issue and show that this definition makes much more intuitive and theoretical sense than our old definition of pressure.