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Principles of Aeronautics

Online materials for information about aeronautics and flight.

Friction, Forces and Inclined Planes

Force & friction experiments.

Newton's Laws of motion

Newton's Three laws of motion

Theo Jansen's Strandbeest

This website describes the work of the Dutch physicist, Theo Jansen, in designing a "new nature" or walking beach... see more

The Bouncing Ball

This applet shows the mass bouncing from the walls of the box. The mass moves under the force of gravity, and all... see more

Frictional Force

An interactive applet for simulating various combinations of the block/plane problem.

Newton's Second Law lesson in Moodle

This is a lesson introducing acceleration in Newton's Second Law using the moodle course management system. In the... see more

Theo Jansen: My creations, a new form... Theo Jansen: My creations, a new form of life

"Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade... see more

Accelerating Blocks

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

Falling Parachutes and Air Resistance

Shockwave simulation of linear acceleration and forces, air resistance, and weight.

Forces

A flash animation of forces. Graphical and physical animation.

Free-Body Force Diagram

This java applet shows the free-body force diagram for a block on an inclined plane. THe frictional force, the incline... see more

Kinetic Friction

Applet for demonstrating kinetic (dynamic) friction.

Newton's Law - Force

Tutorials and quizzes on forces, including friction and terminal speed.

Projectile Motion With Air Drag

Projectile motion Java applet with air resistance included.

Reaction Time and Car Accident

A Java applet for demonstrating basic traffic flow, reaction times in braking, and importance of following distance,... see more

Reaction Time Measurements

Would you like to measure your reation time? Would you like to estimate how fast you can drive on the highway?

Rocket Acceleration

Applet for demonstrating the acceleration of a body expelling mass (rocket). Extensive explanatory text included.

Roll, Hit, and Slip

Demonstrates the kinematics and dynamics of a rolling object striking a surface and rebounding. Includes the effects of... see more

Static Friction

Applet for demonstrating static friction. Extensive explanatory text included.

System of Particles (Center of Mass)

Applets demonstrate the motion of the center of mass of two particles moving with respect to each other.

The Particle World

This Java applet simulates the motion in 2D of interacting particles. Forces include springs, gravity, and electrostatic... see more

Uniform Rectilinear Motion

Tutorial and two applets on basic kinematics in one dimension.

Vertical Acceleration with Friction

Applet for demonstrating the effects of drag on a vertically accelerating body. Extensive explanatory text included.