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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.

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

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

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

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

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.

applet shows intensity vs. wavelength of blackbody radiation for different temperatures. calculates UV-blue color index... see more

Blackbody Radiation applet. User tries to guess the temperature that would give the normalized Planck distribution shown.... see more

Applet clearly demonstrates Brownian motion in two dimensions. The small particles are shown as well as the large... see more

Carrier concentration vs. Fermi Level and the Doping of Donor and Acceptor Impurities

Two applets demonstrating blackbody radiation.

This applet demostrates the importance of inelastic collisions in a toy model of granular flow. In the limit of elastic... see more

This applet is designed to demonstrate what the concept of temperatures is, how pressure is related to temperature under... see more

Blackbody Radiation applet allows 10 Planck radiation law curves for arbitrary temperatures in the range 3000-30000K.... see more

Change Temp and watch graph change according to Plank's formula

Illustration of the concepts of the Fermi Level, Density of States, and carrier concentrations in semiconductors.... see more

""...shows the Fermi function at a given termperature T.""

simulates second law of thermodynamics

This applet demonstrates heat flow and temperature change for a metal with the ends held at different temperatures. The... see more

Applet demonstrates Charles' Law from a particle standpoint by allowing the user to change the temperature and see the... see more

Appet and tutorial on basic statistical mechanics covering the electromagnetic spectrum of black body radiation.