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Statistical Mechanics Simulator


Statistical Mechanics Simulator

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This applet computes the thermodynamic properties of a system with fixed energy levels. The user can set the levels and the program generates the Boltzmann distribution, population of levels, partition function, energy, and heat capacity as functions of the temperature.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: May 12, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 12, 2008
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Submitter: John Walkup


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for John Walkup
15 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Applet is useful once you understand what is going on. Some explanation would have helped.