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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-…
STP Ideal Gas Number Of States Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP IdealGasNumberOfStates program numerically evaluates the number of states of an ideal gas and demonstrates finite size effects by plotting the actual number of states and the…
  
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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Because there are only a few problems in statistical mechanics that can be solved exactly, we need to develop techniques for obtaining approximate solutions. In this chapter we…
Hard Sphere Gas Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Ejs Hard Sphere Gas model displays a three-dimensional (ideal) gas made out of hard disks. Particles are initialized with a random speed and in a random direction and move with…
Ejs Hard Disk Gas Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian
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The Ejs Hard Disk Gas model displays a two-dimensional gas made out of hard disks. Particles are initialized with a speed v=1 in a random direction and move with constant velocity…
  
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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We apply the general formalism of statistical mechanics to classical and quantum systems of noninteracting particles and discuss the equipartition theorem, the Maxwell velocity…
STP Temperature Measurement Ideal Gas Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP DemonIdealGas program displays a histogram of the energy of a demon that exchanges energy with an ideal gas of particles. The purpose of this simulation is to understand why…
American Journal of Physics
  
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C. Kautz, P. Heron, P. Shaffer, and L. McDermott, Am. J. Phys., 73 (11), 1064-1071 (2005).
Evidence from research indicates that many undergraduate science and engineering majors have seriously flawed microscopic models for the pressure and temperature in an ideal gas. In…
Statistical Interpretation of Entropy Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Statistical Interpretation of Entropy Launcher package is a self-contained file for teaching the basic concept of the statistical interpretation of entropy. The file contains…
Ideal Gas with Maxwell's Demon  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The EJS Ideal Gas with Maxwell's Demon model simulates a two-dimensional ideal gas in a square box, monitored by Maxwell's Demon (which allows only faster than average particles to…