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written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP Binomial program displays the probability that n spins are up out of a total N noninteracting spin 1/2 magnetic moments. The default number of spins is 60 and the probability of that a single spin points up is 0.5.

STP Binomial 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_Binomial.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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Mathematical Tools
- Probability
Thermo & Stat Mech
= Binomial Distribution
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
05.10.-a
07.05.Tp
02.50.-r
Keywords:
coin toss, osp
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created May 27, 2008 by Anne Cox
Record Updated:
November 7, 2013 by Bruce Mason
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP BINOMIAL PROGRAM (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7260&DocID=414).
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP BINOMIAL PROGRAM (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7260&DocID=414>.
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Gould, H., Tobochnik, J., Christian, W., & Cox, A. (2008). STP Binomial Program [Computer software]. Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7260&DocID=414
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Gould, H, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox. "STP Binomial Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7260&DocID=414 (accessed 28 November 2014).
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Gould, Harvey, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox. STP Binomial Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7260&DocID=414>.
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STP Binomial Program:

Is Part Of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP) Package

STP Binomial Program is a part of STP Application package that contains curricular materials for the teaching of Statistical and Thermal Physics.

relation by Anne Cox
References STP Textbook Chapter 3: Concepts of Probability

Chapter 3 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP Binomial Program.

relation by Anne Cox
Covers the Same Topic As Binomial Distribution Model

The EJS version of this program allows for editing of the model using Easy Java Simulations.

relation by Anne Cox

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