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Kinetic Theory I

Kinetic Theory I

Simulation of a (two-dimensional) gas of hard spheres. Shows Maxwell-Boltzmann speed distribution, and illustrates such concepts as mean free path and irreversibility. [Note: Source code available at -- JW.]


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
23 years ago
Very nice applet that demonstrates the Bolztmann distribution well. Also provides references.