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Conservation of Linear Momentum

Two applets demonstrate conservation of momentum.

Data Discovery

The lessons posted on this site were designed to engage students with real-world data relevant to content taught in... see more

First Semester Physics Simulations

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

How to Make a Roller Coaster Work

In this simulation, students learn about kinetic and potential energy by finding the best start point for a car of a... see more

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

Investigate how an inclined plane redirects and reduces the force pulling a brick downward, with or without friction. A... see more

Kinetic Energy and Forces

Simulations of experiments involving the application of an impulse (force over a short time period) to different masses.... see more

Mohr's Circle

This Java applet is used to draw any Mohr's circle for 2D stress analysis, given any set of stresses : sigma_x, sigma_y,... see more

Momentum and its Conservation

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

Motion-PhET Simulations

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

Physics Demo Videos

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

Physlet Problems: Momentum

Physlet problems that relate to momentum.

Potential Energy

A tutorial on potential energy with explanatory text, a Java applet, and a simple activity.

The Ramp

This java simulation allows the user to investigate work and energy properties while a virtual man pushes objects up a... see more

Work, Energy, and Power

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

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

Billiards

This applet simulates a simple two dimensional collision between two objects of equal mass. After the applet loads, two... see more

Bouncing Balls

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

Classical Physics Online

Set of java applets for illustrating classical physics (highschool level), including gravitation, electric and magnetic... see more

Drop an object on a moving trolley

This applet simulates the motion of an object dropped on a moving cart. The mass of the object, the velocity of the cart,... see more

Hyperphysics Concepts

This site has an explanation of Potential energy. It also includes formulas, and examples are given to add visual aid.

Impulsive Forces

This applet allows the user to select different forces and masses. The force, in the form of a walking M&M, imparts an... see more

This applet simulates a well known experiment which demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy. Source code... see more

Physlet Problems: Work and Energy

Physlet problems that relate to work and energy.

The Physics Classroom

This site has many features giving visual examples of concepts in physics. Deals with Acceleration, Velocity, Constant... see more