# MERLOT Materials

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#### Carousel (Centripetal Force)

This simulation demonstrates the concept of centripetal force through a simplified carousel consisting of masses on the... see more

#### First Semester Physics Simulations

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

#### Motion-PhET Simulations

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

#### Torque

This applet shows the applied force necessary to balance a lever with a mass at one end. The pivot point of the lever,... see more

#### Rolling and Slipping

Allows the user to vary the coefficient of friction, angular speed, and linear velocity of a wheel.

#### Angular Momentum

This applet simulates the magnitude and direction of the angular momentum vector for a rotating system. ColorÂ–coded... see more

#### Balance a vertical stick

This applet allows users to perform a virtual experiment of balancing long vertical stick with a mass at the end. The... see more

#### Central Forces (One Particle)

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more

#### Circle and Something More

Demonstrates circular and translational motion of a point when initial conditions (such as the initial velocities and... see more

#### Combined Translation and Rotation

Demonstrates how linear and rotation of an object are related.

#### Free Rolling and Circular Motion... Free Rolling and Circular Motion (Physics, Math)

Demonstrates relationship between velocity, acceleration, displacement (etc.) of a free rolling disk.

#### Lever Principle

This applet shows a symmetric lever with some mass pieces each of which has a weight of 1.0 N. The lever arms can be read... see more

#### Moment of Inertia

Users can place a variety of masses on a horizontal rotating platform that is being accelerated by a hanging mass (which... see more

#### See-Saw Torque

Users attempt to balance 1 to 4 masses on a see-saw-like lever system (massless beam). The number of masses, their... see more

#### Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform... Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion

The uniform circular motion is intimately related to a simple harmonic motion. If we were to look at a side view of the... see more

#### Translation and Rotation

This applet follows the rotation and translation of a wheel moving first across a frictionless surface, then on a rough... see more

#### Circular Motion and Centripetal Force

Java applet for demonstrating circular motion and centripetal force. Mirror available at... see more

#### Angular Momentum of a Solid Body

An extensive text description, with graphics, of angular momentum of a rigid body.

#### Circular motion and Simple harmonic... Circular motion and Simple harmonic motion (Physics)

Presentation of circular and simple harmonic motion.

#### Circular Motion in Phase Space

A demonstration of phase space (velocity/momentum as a function of position) of a simple harmonic oscillator.

#### Rotational Dynamics

An Atwood machine for demonstrating the relationship between an unbalanced torque and rotational acceleration. The rope... see more

#### Rotational Motion with Friction

Applet demonstrates how friction affects the rolling motion of a ball down an inclined plane.

#### Amplitude of Circular Motion

Demonstrates the relationship between the radius of circular motion and the amplitude of the corresponding sine wave.

#### Circular Motion

A simple demonstration of circular motion. Extensive explanatory text included.