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STP Einstein Solid Heat Bath Program
written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
The STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath program simulates the exchange of energy between an Einstein solid and a heat bath. The purpose of this simulation is to determine the properties of a Einstein solid at different temperature T and to compare our results with analytical calculations of the thermodynamic properties of the Einstein solid. The default state is an Einstein solid of N=20 particles in contact with a heat bath at temperature T = 2. Additional states and parameters can be specified using the Display|Switch GUI menu item.
STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double-clicking the stp_EinsteinSolidHeatBath.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer. Additional programs can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP, or Statistical and Thermal Physics.
Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
2 supplemental documents are available
STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath Documentation
A pdf document that briefly describes the STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath program. It describes how to use the stp_EinsteinSolidHeatBath.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the stp_EinsteinSolidHeatBath.jar file.
download 120kb .pdf
Published: May 27, 2008
The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath program. STP EinsteinSolidHeatBath is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). This distribution contains …
download 873kb .zip
Published: May 27, 2008
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