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written by Wolfgang Christian, Anne Cox, Harvey Gould, and Jan Tobochnik
The Monte Carlo Pi program program uses a Monte Carlo routine to approximate pi by approximating the area of a unit circle. The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double-clicking the ejs_stp_MonteCarloPi.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer.

The program was created using Ejs (Easy Java Simulations). You can modify this program and see how it is designed if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the window and selecting Open Ejs Model from the pop-up menu. Ejs, a part of the Open Source Physics Project, is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models. Information about Ejs is available at www.um.es/fem/Ejs/.

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Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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General Physics
- Computational Physics
Thermo & Stat Mech
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- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
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PACSs:
05.10.-a
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
Monte Carlo method, computational modeling, osp
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created May 30, 2008 by Anne Cox
Record Updated:
June 5, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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W. Christian, A. Cox, H. Gould, and J. Tobochnik, Computer Program EJS STP MONTE CARLO PI MODEL (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7311&DocID=488).
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W. Christian, A. Cox, H. Gould, and J. Tobochnik, Computer Program EJS STP MONTE CARLO PI MODEL (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7311&DocID=488>.
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Christian, W., Cox, A., Gould, H., & Tobochnik, J. (2008). Ejs STP Monte Carlo Pi Model [Computer software]. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7311&DocID=488
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Christian, W, A. Cox, H. Gould, and J. Tobochnik. "Ejs STP Monte Carlo Pi Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7311&DocID=488 (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang, Anne Cox, Harvey Gould, and Jan Tobochnik. Ejs STP Monte Carlo Pi Model. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7311&DocID=488>.
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