Design of software for the simulated and tutorized study of atomic models through the use of hypertext
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In this paper a new software is presented which, in a Windows environment and using Multi-media resources, develops an interactive simulation laboratory whose aim is to make students familiar with atomic physics, and to broaden their knowledge in this field in an interactive and enjoyable way. For this goal, an extensive tutorial has been made, backed up by continuos cross-references of keywords, through the use of hypertext. The tutorial is complemented by simulations of physical experiences relevant in the discovery and investigation of subatomic particles. Solutions of Schrödinger equation and graphical display of them are also included.
The software is part of a general project (INSIMU Project), which attempts to apply Computational Physics and simulation to scientific and technological teaching at university level.
The application has been developed under a Windows environment using Visual Basic Pro (vs.3.0) together with a group of tools including Quick Pack Professional for Visual Basic.
KeywordSimulation Hypertext Multi-media Physics Atomic Models
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