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STP Chemical Demon Program Documents

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Main Document

STP Chemical Demon Program 

written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox

The STP ChemicalDemon program displays a histogram of the energy of a demon that exchanges energy and particles with a one-dimensional lattice of particles. The purpose of this simulation is to understand how the demon acts as an ideal thermometer and ideal measurement of the chemical potential. The default system is a lattice of length L = 100 with N = 100 particles, an energy E = 200 and non interacting particles.

STP ChemicalDemon is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double-clicking the stp_ChemicalDemon.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer. Additional programs can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP, or Statistical and Thermal Physics.

Last Modified March 6, 2009

Supplemental Documents (2)

STP Chemical Demon Documentation 

A pdf document that briefly describes the STP Chemical Demon program. It describes how to use the stp_ChemicalDemon.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the jar file.

Published March 6, 2009
Last Modified March 6, 2009

This file is included in the full-text index.

STP Chemical Demon Distribution 

The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the STP ChemicalDemon program. This distribution contains the program, documentation, and exercises.

Published March 6, 2009
Last Modified March 6, 2009