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Binomial Coefficient Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Binomial Coefficient model displays the number of ways k objects can be chosen from among n objects when order is irrelevant.   This number is known as a binomial coefficient and…
  
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M. Loverude
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M. Loverude, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 189-192.
As part of ongoing research on student understanding in upper-division thermal physics, we developed a number of simple diagnostic questions designed to probe understanding of basic…
  
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D. Mountcastle, B. Bucy, and J. Thompson
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D. Mountcastle, B. Bucy, and J. Thompson, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 152-155.
Equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems are highly predictable as n, the number of particles approaches and exceeds Avogadro's number; theories of statistical physics depend on…
  
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B. Bucy, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle
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B. Bucy, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle, PERC 2005 Proceedings, 81-84.
We report data on upper-level student understanding of entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics when comparing the isothermal and free expansions of an ideal gas. Data from pre-…
  
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J. Thompson, B. Bucy, and D. Mountcastle
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J. Thompson, B. Bucy, and D. Mountcastle, PERC 2005 Proceedings, 77-80.
We are engaged in a research project to study teaching and learning in upper-level thermal physics courses. We have begun to explore student functional understanding of mathematical…
Uniform Spherical Distribution Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Uniform Spherical Distribution Model shows how to pick a random point on the surface of a sphere. It shows a distribution generated by (incorrectly) picking points using a…
Random Walk 2D Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Random Walk 2D Model simulates a 2-D random walk. You can change the number of walkers and probability of going a given direction. You can modify this simulation if you have…
Random Walk 1D Continuous Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Random Walk 1D Continuous Model simulates a 1-D random walk with a variable step size. You can change the number of walkers and probability of going right and left. You can…
Binomial Distribution Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Binomial Distribution Model calculates the binomial distribution. You can change the number of trials and probability. You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs…
STP XY Model Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP XY Model program implements a Monte Carlo simulation of the planar ferromagnet or XY Model of spins on a lattice. The simulation returns the configuration of spins with the…
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