This applet simulates a microscopic view of a particle model for a liquid. The user can change the shape of the container and heat a small region. The random motion of the molecules, convection, and density gradients can be observed. A red dot shows the trajectory for one of the particles.
This is part of a large collection of java simulations of physical systems. A discussion board for each simulation is available and registered users may download the program.
%0 Electronic Source %A Hwang, Fu-Kwun %D October 31, 2005 %T NTNU Java: Particle model of liquid in a container (microscopic) %V 2021 %N 23 October 2021 %8 October 31, 2005 %9 application/java %U http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=294.0
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