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STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Program Documents

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STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Program 

written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox

The STP LJ Thermal Equilibrium program simulates the interaction between two systems of Lennard-Jones particles brought into thermal contact. The purpose of this simulation is to explore the nature of thermal equilibrium and the relation, if any, between the kinetic and potential energies of two systems in thermal contact. The two initially isolated systems have 81 (red) and 64(green) particles by default.

STP LJThermalEquilibrium 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_LJThermalEquilibrium.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.

Last Modified March 13, 2009

Supplemental Documents (2)

STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Documentation 

A pdf document that briefly describes the STP LJ Thermal Equilibrium program. It describes how to use the stp_LJThermalEquilibrium.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the jar file.

Published March 13, 2009
Last Modified March 13, 2009

This file is included in the full-text index.

STP Lennard-Jones Thermal Equilibrium Distribution 

The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the STP LJ Thermal Equilibrium program. This distribution contains the program, documentation, and exercises.

Published March 13, 2009
Last Modified March 13, 2009