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Applet simulates the motion of particles acted upon by a central force. User can choose between attractive and repulsive... see more

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more

Demonstrates circular and translational motion of a point when initial conditions (such as the initial velocities and... see more

A tutorial on circular motion, with hyperlinks to subtopics, including animations.

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

From the site: "The most fascinating phenomena of celestial mechanics are revealed in the motions of three or more bodies... see more

Demonstrates how linear and rotation of an object are related.

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates visually the concept of velocity composition by showing the velocity vectors... see more

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

Introduction to ticker-tape diagrams and vector diagrams. How these diagrams represent velocity and acceleration.... see more

Explains the 4 one-dimensional kinematic equations that describe an object's motion. Relates the kinematic equations to... see more

The meaning of shape and slope for velocity vs. time graphs. Explains the difference between positive and negative... see more

An introduction to the language of kinematics. The focus is on kinematics terms/words (vector, scalar, distance,... see more

A small collection of videos showing objects in motion.  Both Quicktime movies and Flash Vid-Dat files are provided. ... see more

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

A collection of Java applets with accompanying text illustrating conceptually the effect of forces upon the kinematics of... see more

A tutorial on basic kinematic motion, part of a larger series of discussions on introductory physics (also included in... see more

Demonstrates relationship between velocity, acceleration, displacement (etc.) of a free rolling disk.

Applet allows user to make basic changes in kinematic motin and see the resulting plots for velocity versus time and... see more

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

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 Java applet demonstrates a motion on an inclined plane with constant velocity and the corresponding forces.

A Java applet for demonstrating basic linar motion.

This applet demonstrates how the instantaneous velocity can be approximated as the time interval is decreased for an... see more