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#### Area Under a Curve

Applet computes the area of a figure made of rectangles which approximates the region under the given curve. This curve... see more

#### Newton's Balls

An applet that simulates the familar demonstration device.

#### Pendulum

User can change the length, the mass of the bob or constant of gravitational accleration, by typing values in the... see more

#### Air Track Simulation

This applet simulates collsions in one dimension. To run a simulation select one of the scenarios in the drop down menu... see more

#### Buoyant Force II

The motion of an object placed in a fluid is simulated. The densities of the block and fluid, and the coefficient of... see more

#### Damped Harmonic Motion

Java applet for dampled harmonic motion. Source code available at http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~ewoolgar/java/Hooke/

#### DC Generator Action

Similar to the AC generator tutorial, this tutorial also shows the effect on coil rotation speed and voltage by... see more

#### Equilibrium of Three Forces

A simple experiment concerning the equilibrium of three forces is simulated here: Weights are suspended from three tied... see more

#### Free Fall Lab - Terminal Velocity

Shockwave simulation of linear acceleration.

An applet that demonstrates radioactive decay. Source code available on main site. Foreign language versions available.

#### Matrix Inverter

Change the values in the left matrix and click the INVERT button. The values in the right matrix are rounded to the 4th... see more

#### Solving Systems of Equations

This applet is used to calculate the solution set to a linear system of equations. Type in the number of equations (this... see more

#### Standard Deviation Demonstration... Standard Deviation Demonstration Applet

More of a demonstration device than a utility, this applet shows the user the steps needed to calculate the standard... see more

#### The Vernier Caliper

Applet and tutorial showing how to use the Vernier caliper.

#### XVA - Kinematic Plots of Motion

User sets various initial conditions, and the applet plots the acceleration, velocity, and distance versus time.

#### Zona Land's Kinematics

A collection of demonstrations on basic kinematic principles. Many of the demonstrations are VRML.

#### Condenser Microphone

The diaphragm of a condenser microphone is the negatively charged plate of a capacitor. This interactive tutorial shows a... see more

#### How a Speaker Works

Most loud speakers consist of a circular permanent magnet surrounding a freely moving coil. The coil is attached to a... see more

#### Monte Carlo

Shockwave simulation illustrates the relationship between chance and probability/statistics by rolling dice and tracking... see more

#### Thermal Transport

This applet demonstrates heat flow and temperature change for a metal with the ends held at different temperatures. The... see more

#### Circular Motion and Centripetal Force

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

#### AC Generator Action

The AC generator tutorial demonstrates how varying the frequency of an alternating current can affect both the voltage... see more

#### Angular Momentum of a Solid Body

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

#### Ballistic Pendelum

Applet demonstrates the firing of a bullet into a block in order to illustrate principles of conservation of energy and... see more