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Arcade is a computer program for the simulation and animation of physical structures. It is based on computation methods from computer games. Arcade's development has been supported by the National Science Foundation, and it is freely available for download. Arcade uses a physics engine to model structural behavior. A physics engine models a collection of masses in motion, and can include several potential sources of force, including gravity, viscous drag, applied loads, and structural elements... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 29, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 06, 2014
Submitter: John Prusch
Keywords: physical structures


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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