Computer Program Detail Page
written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP 1DIsing program is a Monte Carlo simulation of a one-dimensional Ising model in equilibrium with a heat bath at temperature T using the Metropolis algorithm. The default is N=64 spins up (s = 1) with no external field with heat bath temperature T=1.
STP Ising1D 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_Ising1D.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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A pdf document that briefly describes the STP Ising1D program. It describes how to use the stp_Ising1D.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use… more...
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Published: May 27, 2008
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STP Ising 1D Program:
Is Part Of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP) Package
STP Ising 1D 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 5: Magnetic Systems
Chapter 5 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP Ising 1D Program.relation by Anne Cox
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