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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

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

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

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

Physlet for demonstrating black body radiation.

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

German language applet that siumlates isothermal, isobaric, isochoric, and adiabatic processes for an ideal gas.

This simulation gives you a floating log of which you can change the length, radius, and mass. Additional weight can be... see more

This set of questions on basic concepts of the first law of thermodynamics uses Physlet animations to