Thermodynamics and Stat Mech Resources
This is a collection of recommended resources for teaching or learning thermodynamics and stat mech. It focuses on multimedia illustrations of thermo concepts and online textbooks and tutorials.
The Expert System for Thermodynamics (TEST) (Tutorial)This extensive site includes virtual thrermo illustrations, tutorials, and thermodynamic calculators. It also includes... More
Statistical and Thermal Physics Curriculum Development Project (Learning Object Repository)This collection includes simulations and lecture notes suitable for upper level undergraduate or introductory graduate... More
Statistical Physics (Tutorial)This online textbook for Statistical Mechanics uses java simulations to motivate the connection between microscopic... More
Statistical Mechanics Simulator (Simulation)This simulation shows distribution functions and heat capacity vs. temperature for systems with discrete quantum energy... More
Ideal gas transformations (Simulation)This shockwave applet illustrations on P-V or P-T diagrams the four standard thermodynamic processes (isothermal,... More
Ideal Gas Law Simulation (Simulation)This java simulation of an ideal gas is very flexible in the range of physical parameters that can be studied. All the... More