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written by Fernando Silva Fernandes and Filomena Freitas
The Hard Sphere Monte Carlo Model performs canonical Monte Carlo simulations of 256 or 500 hard spheres covering the fluid and solid states. The results are analysed through the radial distributions functions from which the equation of state (EOS) is estimated. This is done by fitting a polynomial to the radial distribution functions in order to exrapolate them to the hard spheres distance of contact. The consistency of the simulations is assessed by the errors of the predicted compressibility factors relatively to the accurate EOS reported by Wu and Sadus.

The Hard Sphere Monte Carlo Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.   Double clicking the jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  You can modify this simulation if you have EJS installed by right-clicking within the map and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
= Equations of State
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- Phase Transitions
- Graduate/Professional
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Model
= Simulation
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Fernando M.S. Silva Fernandes
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June 6, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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F. Fernandes and F. Freitas, Computer Program HARD SPHERES MONTE CARLO MODEL (2013), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12624&DocID=3211).
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F. Fernandes and F. Freitas, Computer Program HARD SPHERES MONTE CARLO MODEL (2013), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12624&DocID=3211>.
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Fernandes, F., & Freitas, F. (2013). Hard Spheres Monte Carlo Model [Computer software]. Retrieved December 19, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12624&DocID=3211
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Fernandes, Fernando Silva, and Filomena Freitas. "Hard Spheres Monte Carlo Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12624&DocID=3211 (accessed 19 December 2014).
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Fernandes, Fernando Silva, and Filomena Freitas. Hard Spheres Monte Carlo Model. Computer software. 2013. Java (JRE) 1.6. 19 Dec. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12624&DocID=3211>.
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