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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demonstrates how linear and rotation of an object are related.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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