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

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

A collection Java applets packaged with descriptive text that introduces students to the representation of motion by... see more

A collection of Java applets that can be used by students to test their conceptual understanding of one-dimensional... see more

This multimedia site is divided into five sections: Galileo, Maxwell, Einstein, Time Dilation and E=mc2. Each module is a... see more

This java application simulation shows the force (applied, frictional, and total), position, velocity, and acceleration... see more

Java applet plots the trajectory of an object undergoing projectile motion. Many parameters user-defined. Includes... see more

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

This java application simulation shows the position, velocity, and acceleration graphs of a moving person. Motion can be... see more

From the site: "This package of computer simulations offers some dynamic illustrations for the properties of... see more

In this animation, students must figure out what happens to a bicycle wheel hanging from a rope at the end of its axle,... see more

Shockwave simulation of an air track for testing collisions.

This applet shows a unique form of oscillator created by an board resting on two counter-rotating wheels. Changes in the... see more

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

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

This is a Java-enhanced tutorial that illustrates the principles of ballistic trajectories via a simulation.

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

A 2-dimensional relative velocity problem with an integrated physlet.

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

Java applet for simulating projectile motion.

Ballistics Simulation: Exploring gravity, kinetic energy, potential energy and atmospheric drag using the cannon

This simulation lets users drag masses onto a grid, and plots the center of mass for the configuration. The center of... see more

User draws masses on a grid, and then is asked to calculate the center of mass. User's answer is checked by the applet.