Lennard-Jones PVT System Model Documents
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The Lennard-Jones PVT System simulates a 2D system of particles confined between a thermal reservoir and a piston. This computer model is designed to study the equation of state for particles interacting via a simple but realistic molecular potential that has a weak long-range attraction and a strong short range repulsion. Slow-moving particles are color-coded as blue and fast particles are color-coded as yellow. Users can set the initial particle energy, the initial particle separation, and the thermal reservoir temperature Tr. The thermal conductivity parameter ? determines the probability that a collision with the thermal wall will affect (thermalize) the colliding particle. If the conductivity is one, the particle velocity after a reservoir collision is set according to Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics. If the conductivity is zero, all reservoir collisions are elastic and the total internal energy E of the system is conserved.
Last Modified July 14, 2013
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Source Code Documents
The source code zip archive contains an EJS-XML representation of the Lennard-Jones PVT System. Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.
Last Modified March 12, 2011