Random Billiards

Random Billiards simulates a frictionless billiard table. The balls all move in straight lines and bounce off the walls. A continuous trace is made of the center of mass of the system. The resulting display shows the statistical behavior of the center of mass.

For detailed instructions on using the program, take a look at the info window from the Random Billiards model.

Download the StarLogoT source code for the Random Billiards model:
Download randombilliards

To run this file you need StarLogoT2002 for the Macintosh.
(download StarLogoT)

Click on one of the pictures to see a quicktime movie of the model: