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Discussion, including tables, of the SI (MKS) system of metric units.

An explanation of the concept behind significant figures. Includes descriptions of how to use them.

Applet and tutorial that illustrates how charge distributes on a spherical surface when placed in a constant electric... see more

A tutorial on basic fluid dynamics. Hyperlinks to subtopics containing applets.

Tutorial on surface tension in fluids.

Extensive discussion of modern physics. Includes sections on Activities, Slides, Radioactive Materials, Glossary, and... see more

Tutorial on the basic principles of capacitance and dielectrics.

This applet uses frames, double buffered animation, sound, several graphics and font methods etc. This applet is supposed... see more

Introductory explanation on wave motion, with hyperlinks to subtopics.

Basic tutorial on how tv screens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

Introduction to a series of pages featuring tutorials and applets on measurement, error, and units.

A collection of advice about how to do research and how to communicate effectively (primarily for computer scientists).

A basic tutorial on atomic structure.

Demonstrates the path of particles that describe Lissajous figures.

Online textbook for beginning physics students, covering introductory mechanics. Includes quizzes with solutions.

A very thorough tutorial on learning Java. For the uninitiated. By the makers of Java. Includes free downloads of all the... see more

Tutorial, with applet, on the basic principles of Coulombic forces.

(In Italian) Mathematical and physics java applets for educational purposes. The applets are classified by area of... see more

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is a pedagogical movement that began in the 80s as a response to a perceived... see more

Two blocks connected by a rope demonstrate Newton's Second Law and acceleration. Data from the simulated experiement can... see more

An applet for demonstrating motion of a projectile. Extensive explanatory text included.

Tutorial on the fundamental theories of Bose-Einstein condensation.