Temperature Plate Applet
The objective of this applet is to find the temperature at a particular point of a rectangular plate using statistical methods. It is assumed that the temperature of the edges as well as the dimensions of the plate are known. For a more detailed description, please visit
Click mouse on the rectangular plate to select a point.
Next, press the "Run 500" button to run 500 trials.
Data is collected in a table below the rectangular plate.
To change a temperature on the edge of the plate, click on the temperature
that you wish to change. Temperatures are measured in celsius and can exist
anywhere in the range from 0 to 99. Type in the new temperature and press "Ok."
Units are not needed when entering new temperatures since everything is measured in celsius.
Applet Source, Written by Nicholas Exner.
Last Revised: 8/7/98