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Carnot Cycle (Heat Engine)

This java applet show you the physics processes of a Carnot heat engine. Carnot cycle is a four-stage reversible sequence... see more

Mirror Reflection from Two Plane... Mirror Reflection from Two Plane Mirrors

Rays of lights are reflected from the mirror, each ray satisfying the law of reflection.

Moving Point source: Doppler effect... Moving Point source: Doppler effect and shock wave

Applet demonstrates clearly how a shock wave is formed when an object travels faster than the speed of sound. User may... see more

Graphically adds any two vectors to get a third.

Fourier Synthesis (Physics)

Demonstrates Fourier Synthesis. Can modulate value of fourier functions and magnitude both graphical and auditory.

An applet that demonstrates the rate of conversion from parent nucleus to daughter nucleus in radioactivity.

Angular momentum and Area

It might seem surprising that a particle moving in a straight lines has angular momentum. Kepler's second law states:... see more

Basic Function of an Oscilloscope

This java applet shows the basic functions of an oscilloscope.

Bouncing Balls

Some balls bounce better than others. A particular ball can be characterized by its coefficient of restitution. This java... see more

Brownian Motion

Applet clearly demonstrates Brownian motion in two dimensions. The small particles are shown as well as the large... see more

Charged Particle Motion in a Uniform... Charged Particle Motion in a Uniform Magentic Field

Applet demonstrates the motion of a charged particle in a magnetic field.

Colors

Demonstrates the results of mixing red, blue, and green light and paint pigments.

Doppler Effect and Shock Wave... Doppler Effect and Shock Wave (Physics)

Demonstrates doppler effect with moving point source.

Fermats principle(Find the fastest... Fermats principle(Find the fastest Path)

Fermat's principle states that: The path of a ray of light between two points is the path that minimizes the travel time.... see more

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

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

Mirror Image

This java applet shows how an image is formed due to light reflection.

Molecular Model (Ideal Gas) (Physics)

Shows a microscopic model for an ideal gas.

Molecular Model for an Ideal Gas

This Applet shows a microscopic model for an ideal gas. The pressure that a gas exerts on the walls of its container is a... see more

Oscillation and Wave

Graphically illustrates harmonic oscillation with a mass attached to a spring.

Pendulum (Physics)

Illustrates motion of a pendulum. Configurable parameters of initial position, length, gravitational field, and mass.

RLC Circuit Simulation

Applet allows user to build his own circuit by selecting components from a menu.

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

Superposition Principle of Wave... Superposition Principle of Wave (Physics)

Demonstrates superposition principle. When two or more waves move through the same region of space, they will superimpose... see more

The Carnot Cycle

This java applet show you the physics processes of a Carnot heat engine. Carnot cycle is a four stage reversible sequence... see more