Piccolo Particle Simulator

A lightweight particle simulator with collision detection.


Updated 26 Nov 2010

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In this version the particles are bouncing in a square or circular bounding box with perfectly elastic collisions.
Particles have masses and radius.
It's a very educational script to learn something about particle physics.
You can set a flag and save the trajectories on a file log.

Cite As

Paolo Di Prodi (2023). Piccolo Particle Simulator (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/29262-piccolo-particle-simulator), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: Draw a circle.

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Version Published Release Notes

Circle boundary box and file log.