Teaching Statistical Physics by Thinking about Models and Algorithms Feature Summary

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Teaching Statistical Physics by Thinking about Models and Algorithms
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This article discusses several ways of illustrating fundamental concepts in statistical and thermal physics by considering various models and algorithms. It emphasizes the importance of replacing students' incomplete mental images by models that are physically accurate.
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August 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013