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Flammability and statistical mechanics

I am wondering to what extent the flammability can be predicted from the statistical properties of an ensemble. Given the partition function of an ensemble, can we in principle predict this property? ...
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Chemical reaction as state transition?

When considering diffusion of chemicals, the reaction part is business of chemical kinetics, where the relevant characteristics of different substances come from collision theory together with some ...