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written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP Hard Disks MD program simulates the dynamics of a system of hard disks.  The default parameters are N=64 particles in a box of length L = 18.0 and a temperature T=1.0. The particles are initially in a regular array.

STP HardDisksMD 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_HardDisksMD.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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General Physics
- Computational Physics
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Kinetics and Dynamics
= Correlation Function
- Models
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
05.10.-a
07.05.Tp
05.20.-y
Keywords:
molecular dynamics, osp
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Metadata instance created March 6, 2009 by Anne Cox
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September 12, 2010 by Wolfgang Christian
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP HARD DISKS MD PROGRAM (2009), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8637&DocID=1011).
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP HARD DISKS MD PROGRAM (2009), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8637&DocID=1011>.
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Gould, H., Tobochnik, J., Christian, W., & Cox, A. (2009). STP Hard Disks MD Program [Computer software]. Retrieved July 25, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8637&DocID=1011
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Gould, H, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox. "STP Hard Disks MD Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8637&DocID=1011 (accessed 25 July 2014).
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Gould, Harvey, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox. STP Hard Disks MD Program. Computer software. 2009. Java 1.5. 25 July 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8637&DocID=1011>.
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STP Hard Disks MD Program:

Is Part Of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP) Package

STP Hard Disk MD 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 4: The Methodology of Statistical Mechanics

Chapter 4 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP Hard Disk MD Program.

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