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This item is a set of eight animations relating to heat and thermodynamics.  Topics include Brownian motion,  Maxwell distribution, molecular structures, and behavior of gas molecules subjected to heating and cooling.  Each image is accompanied by conceptual explanations and calculations.  Most also link to videos which more fully explore the phenomena.  This item is part of a larger collection of physics animations and simulations.
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Thermo & Stat Mech
- General
- Thermal Properties of Matter
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Audio/Visual
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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Keywords:
Boltzman distribution, Brownian motion, Heat, Maxwell distribution, Thermal oscillation, Thermodynamics, thermodynamics animations
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Metadata instance created October 17, 2006 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
May 6, 2008 by Lyle Barbato

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Heat and Temperature
Unit Title: Teaching about Heat and Thermal Energy

This is a set of eight animations relating to heat and thermodynamics.  Topics include Brownian motion, Maxwell Distribution, and behavior of gas molecules subjected to heating and cooling.  Explanations and calculations accompany each image.  Most also link to videos which more fully explore the phenomena.

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(Siltec, 2004), WWW Document, (http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/thermo.htm).
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Computer Animations of Physical Processes: Thermodynamics, (Siltec, 2004), <http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/thermo.htm>.
APA Format
Computer Animations of Physical Processes: Thermodynamics. (2004). Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Siltec: http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/thermo.htm
Chicago Format
Siltec. Computer Animations of Physical Processes: Thermodynamics. Siltec, 2004. http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/thermo.htm (accessed 20 October 2014).
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Computer Animations of Physical Processes: Thermodynamics. Siltec, 2004. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/thermo.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {Computer Animations of Physical Processes: Thermodynamics}, Publisher = {Siltec}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 October 2014}, Year = {2004} }
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