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Tutorials on fundamentals of nuclear and particle physics. Many foreign language versions available.

#### Electricity Generation

A tutorial on basic electromagnetism, with an applet demonstrating Ohm's Law.

#### Isotopes

A basic tutorial on nuclear physics, written for those with little experience in physics.

#### Newton's Laws

This is a tutorial about Newton's Laws. Â The following topics are included: Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion... see more

#### Potential Energy

A tutorial on potential energy with explanatory text, a Java applet, and a simple activity.

#### Tutorial on Vectors and Vector... Tutorial on Vectors and Vector Algebra

A tutorial that uses a variety of applets, popup explanation and hint windows, images, and quiz tools. Covers the... see more

#### CAT Scans

Basic tutorial on how CAT scans work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Circles of Light: The Mathematics of... Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows

Online tutorial/lab is based on a module developed by Steven Janke and published in Modules in Undergraduate Mathematics... see more

#### Circular Motion

A tutorial on circular motion, with hyperlinks to subtopics, including animations.

#### How Optical Fibers Work

Fiber optics is being touted in many different ways these days. Telephone systems are moving from copper wires to optical... see more

#### Lesson on Units

A shockwave discussion on the fundament units of measure.

#### Significant Figures: The Complete... Significant Figures: The Complete Lesson

This interactive lesson deals with all aspects of accuracy, precision, error, and significant figures. Includes... see more

#### Units, what are they good for?

Tutorial on units and measures. This is page 3 of the Physics for Beginners online tutorial (linked separately on... see more

#### Zona Land's Vectors

A tutorial, with applets, on vectors and vector algebra.

#### 1-D Kinematics

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

#### Angel Franco's Online Physics... Angel Franco's Online Physics Tutorials (Medidas)

A huge collection of tutorials, with detailed explanations and applets, all hyperlinked with each other to create what is... see more

#### Conservation of Energy

Applet for demonstrating conservation of energy. Extensive explanatory text included.

#### Microwave Ovens

Basic tutorial on how microwave ovens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Quantum Mechanics Applets and... Quantum Mechanics Applets and Tutorials

Site is a tutorial on quantum mechanics, with extensive discussion and many applets hyperlinked throughout. Extensive... see more

#### Transverse Waves II

Demonstrates constructive and destructive interference.

#### Biot Savart Law

An applet for verifying the Biot-Savart Law concerning the magnetic field produced by a current.

#### Charging and Dischargine of a... Charging and Dischargine of a Capacitor

Applet and tutorial on basic electrostatics of capacitance and R-C Circuits

#### CMOS Logic Circuit

Text explanation.

#### Cylindrical Capacitor

Applet and tutorial on the basic physics of the cylindrical capacitor.