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STP Lennard-Jones 2D Metropolis Program
written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP LJ2DMetropolis program is a Monte Carlo simulation of Lennard-Jones particles in two dimensions in contact with a heat bath. The default initial condition is a rectangular configuration of N=64 particles in a box of length L = 18 and a temperature T= 1.
STP LJ2DMetropolis 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_LJ2DMetropolis.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 Lennard-Jones 2D Metropolis program. It describes how to use the stp_LJ2DMetropolis.jar file and contains short… more...
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Published: March 6, 2009
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STP Lennard-Jones 2D Metropolis Program:
Is Part Of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP) Package
STP Lennard-Jones 2D Fluid Meteropolis 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 1: From Classical to Statistical Mechanics
Chapter 1 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP LJ 2D Metropolis Program.relation by Anne Cox
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