## Welcome!

Welcome to Statistical and Thermal Physics, a collection of information and resources for teachers of Statistical and Thermal Physics. The resources in this collection are supplements to standard Statistical and Thermal Physics textbooks and include student activities, background information, and applications. New users may create an account to personalize their use of the Statistical and Thermal Physics web site. This will allow them to suggest resources, add comments, and organize resources.

## STP Featured Image

Ejs STP LJFluid2D Model
The Lennard-Jones Fluid 2D program shows a system of particles in two dimensions interacting via the Lennard-Jones potential. The program displays the particles in the box as a function of time once the partition dividing the box into three parts are removed.

## STP Materials

STP Ising 1D Program
The STP 1D Ising program is a Monte Carlo simulation of a one-dimensional Ising model in equilibrium with a heat bath at temperature T using the Metropolis algorithm.

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## Statistical and Thermal Physics

Text, simulation and other resources for Statistical and Thermal Physics by H. Gould and J. Tobochnik.

## Featured Simulation

Galton Board Model
A Galton board is a vertical board with n rows of pegs onto which the a ball drops and bounces down to the bottom (hitting either a peg to the right or left). It was created using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool which allows to you to easily examine or modify the simulation if Ejs is installed.
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## Featured Filing Cabinet

Simulations to explore basic concepts of probability and applied to simple systems from Chapter 3 of Statistical and Thermal Physics.

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