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Force in One Dimension


Force in One Dimension

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This java application simulation shows the force (applied, frictional, and total), position, velocity, and acceleration graphs of a person pushing on an variety of objects. The force can be created either by the use of a mouse or using pre-programmed values. A comparison between the static and kinetic frictional forces can be made. Newton's first and second law can be applied as well. More information is available at
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: October 19, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 01, 2014
Submitter: Trevor Melder



Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java application using Java Web Start
Language: English
Material Version: 1.2
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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