Computational Physics Resources: Basic Monte Carlo Methods

written by
Spencer Wheaton

This website contains a set of 7 simulations and accompanying worksheets that introduce a number of basic Monte Carlo techniques (e.g. generating and testing random sequences, simulating random walks and radioactive decay, and sampling according to a given distribution).

Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).

Random Number Generator Test Model
EJS model for the Random Number Generator Test worksheet. download 1845kb .jar
Last Modified: August 16, 2014
previous versions

Radioactive Decay And Poisson Statistics Model
EJS model for the Radioactive Decay And Poisson Statistics Model worksheet. download 1613kb .jar
Last Modified: January 18, 2014

Combination Analytic-Rejection Method Model
EJS model to accompany the Combination Analytic-Rejection Method worksheet. download 1720kb .jar
Last Modified: January 18, 2014

S. Wheaton, Computer Program COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS RESOURCES: BASIC MONTE CARLO METHODS (2014), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13108&DocID=3659).

S. Wheaton, Computer Program COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS RESOURCES: BASIC MONTE CARLO METHODS (2014), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13108&DocID=3659>.

Wheaton, S. (2014). Computational Physics Resources: Basic Monte Carlo Methods [Computer software]. Retrieved October 13, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13108&DocID=3659

Wheaton, Spencer. "Computational Physics Resources: Basic Monte Carlo Methods." https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13108&DocID=3659 (accessed 13 October 2024).

%0 Computer Program %A Wheaton, Spencer %D 2014 %T Computational Physics Resources: Basic Monte Carlo Methods %U https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13108&DocID=3659

Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Computational Physics Resources: Basic Monte Carlo Methods.