Welcome to Statistical and Thermal Physics, a collection of information and resources for teachers of Statistical and Thermal Physics. The resources in this collection are supplements to standard Statistical and Thermal Physics textbooks and include student activities, background information, and applications. New users may create an account to personalize their use of the Statistical and Thermal Physics web site. This will allow them to suggest resources, add comments, and organize resources.

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STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Program

STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Program
The STP LJ Thermal Equilibrium program simulates the interaction between two systems of Lennard-Jones particles brought into thermal contact and is used to explore the nature of thermal equilibrium.

 Statistical and Thermal Physics

Text, simulation and other resources for Statistical and Thermal Physics by H. Gould and J. Tobochnik.

Featured Simulation

Featured STP Simulation

Molecular Dynamics Demonstration Model
This model is constructed using the Lennard-Jones potential truncated at a distance of 3 molecular diameters. It was created using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool which allows to you to easily examine or modify the simulation if Ejs is installed.

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Demonstrates versions of simulations written with Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) for easier inspection and modification.

 Modeling with Ejs