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STP Widom Insertion Method Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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100
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP Widom Insertion Method program estimates the chemical potential of a Lennard-Jones fluid using the Widom insertion method. The default system is a box with linear dimension L…
STP Chemical Demon Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP ChemicalDemon program displays a histogram of the energy of a demon that exchanges energy and particles with a one-dimensional lattice of particles. The purpose of this…
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP TemperatureMeasurementLJ program simulates the exchange energy between a demon and a system of particles interacting via the Lennard-Jones potential. The program shows the…
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…
STP Ising Partition Function  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP IsingPartitionFunction program is a Monte Carlo calculation of the partition function Z of the two-dimensional Ising model in equilibrium with a heat bath at temperature T.…
STP Ising Density of States Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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The STP IsingDensityOfStates program computes the density of states of the two-dimensional Ising model using the Wang-Landau algorithm. The default is a lattice of linear dimension…
  
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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We discuss the nature of the chemical potential by considering some simple models and simulations. We then discuss the role of the chemical potential in understanding phase…
American Journal of Physics
  
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J. Tobochnik and H. Gould, Am. J. Phys., 76 (4&5), 353-359 (2008).
This article discusses several ways of illustrating fundamental concepts in statistical and thermal physics by considering various models and algorithms. We emphasize the importance…
American Journal of Physics
  
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J. Tobochnik, H. Gould, and J. Machta, Am. J. Phys., 73 (8), 708-716 (2005).
This paper discusses several Monte Carlo algorithms and applications that are useful for understanding the concepts of temperature and chemical potential. We then introduce a…
STP Textbook: Table of Contents  [ Book Section ]
  
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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The STP Textbook is intended for Statistical Mechanics, Thermal Physics or Thermal and Statistical Physics classes for upper-level undergraduate and/or graduate students. The text…
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