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An effective tool to help students learn about all aspects of the ideal gas law. One of the best web gas law simulations.

A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics.  PhET provides fun, interactive,... see more

This applet presents a simulation of four simple transformations in a contained ideal diatomic gas. The user chooses the... see more

This java applet show you the physics processes of a Carnot heat engine. Carnot cycle is a four-stage reversible sequence... see more

This tutorial explores the effect of raising the temperature of a blackbody radiator. The example is a black pot that can... see more

Illustrates Volume/pressure relationship for diesel engine

Thermo_XP computes changes in path and state functions for user-selected ideal gas expansion (and compression) processes.... see more

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

Simulates a gas in a box with variable volume. The walls and a "heater" can be set to different temperatures and the... see more

An electronic laboratory manual for introductory physics consisting of videos (on principles and laboratory procedure) in... see more

Simulation of a (two-dimensional) gas of hard spheres. Shows Maxwell-Boltzmann speed distribution, and illustrates such... see more

A collections of java applet simulations of classical dynamical systems. Also includes video animations of fluid and... see more

Simulation of the brownian diffusion of particles deviation and a graph of the radial density

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

A complete set of simulations for the second semester of a college level physics class.

This "open source" project is designed to advance the teaching of statistical physics. It includes a collection of java... see more

This applet computes the thermodynamic properties of a system with fixed energy levels. The user can set the levels and... see more

This web tutorial provides an online text with imbedded applets for a statistical physics course. It uses a macroscopic,... see more

This comprehensive website on thermodynamics features an extensive set of “daemons”, thermodynamic calculators that can... see more

Interactive tutorials based on simulations involving all topics in introductory physics.  This is developed to support... see more

This calculator is designed to replace tables (e.g. NACA 1135) in performing basic compressible aerodynamics... see more

A simulation of the kinetic theory of gasses. Students can study the dependence of the mixing of two gasses on... see more

describes blackbody radiation page. describes Herschel's experiment, gives Planck's equation and shows distributions

Physlet for demonstrating black body radiation.