Heat Flow from a 2D Source

This Demonstration is a 2D model of a room with a point source of heat in the center; it uses Newton's law of cooling and the effect of distance on temperature. As time passes, the circle representing the heat source in the center cools, becoming dimmer. The particles move more slowly as the temperature decreases due to the reduction in kinetic energy.

SNAPSHOTS

  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
    • Share:

Embed Interactive Demonstration New!

Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site. More details »

Files require Wolfram CDF Player or Mathematica.