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Physics Education

1995 Volume 30, Number 2

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Illustrating Phase Changes Using Graphics Modelling of Soap Film Patterns

    John Tilley & David Lovett

    Soap films can exhibit sudden changes analogous to phase transitions, and these changes can be animated using the software package Mathematica. In this way students can be introduced to phase... More

    pp. 74-79

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  2. Using Computer Interfacing to Graphically Illustrate Phases of Water

    David B. Pushkin & Ting Fang Zheng

    Using a computer and thermistor probes, students analyze graphs of temperature versus time. The experiment demonstrates phase changes in water, which can lead to a broader interpretation of matter,... More

    pp. 81-85

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