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Energy Costs and Appliance Usage

Applet allows user to select various appliances and compute the costs of using those appliances.

English Weights and Measures

An extensive resource on units. Applet calculator also available.

Equations of Motion

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

Eric's Treasure Trove of Physics

An encyclopedia of physics terms, concepts, and topics.

Fabrication Steps of an FET and a BJT

The fabrication steps of a pair of Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) Field Effect Transistor (FET) and a Bipolar Junction... see more

Factors Affecting Capacitance

Capacitors are simple devices designed to store electric charges. This tutorial explores how variations in capacitor... see more

A large resource on Faraday's Law, with pages to concepts, demos, and a series of applets, each designed to show special... see more

From the author: Here we can simulate the results of some of the experiments that Michael Farday made to discover the... see more

Feigenbaum

The applet illustrates the iterative map xn = 4k xn-1 ( 1-xn-1 ) . Source code is available at... see more

Fibonacci Chain

Applet demonstrates the Fibonacci chain as analogon to a 1-dimensional "quasicrystal".

Formation of a pn Junction Diode and... Formation of a pn Junction Diode and its Band Diagram

Includes a link to a SPICE device model for junction diode.

Formation of a PN Junction Diode and... Formation of a PN Junction Diode and its Band Diagram

Applet and tutorial, including a worksheet, quiz, references, and SPICE model.

Fourier Transform

This is a simple demonstration of the Fourier transform (diffraction pattern) of a point set. This program produces... see more

Fowler's Physics Applets

A collection of physics applets, including lecture material and source code (at... see more

FusEdWeb: Fusion Energy Educational... FusEdWeb: Fusion Energy Educational Web Site

Extensive catalog of introductory educational materials on fusion energy and the physics of plasmas. Categorized for... see more

General Physics for Students of... General Physics for Students of Biology and Chemistry

Although this is intended as an online physics course, this site also has a huge Table of Contents containing numeroous... see more

Graph Lab (Displacement, Velocity)

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

Graphics for Complex Analysis

A large set of animations designed to display fundamental and specialized topics in complex analysis.

Graphics for the Calculus Classroom

A large set of animations designed to display fundamental topics in calculus.

How a Compact Disk Works

This tutorial explores how a laser beam is focused onto the surface of a spinning compact disc, and how variations... see more

How A Metal Detector Works

The operation of metal detectors is based upon the principle of electromagnetic induction. Metal detectors contain one or... see more

How Optical Fibers Work

Fiber optics is being touted in many different ways these days. Telephone systems are moving from copper wires to optical... see more

Human Vision

Exploring how images are created on the retina of a human eye, this tutorial allows the student to adjust the distance of... see more

HyperPhysics Electromagnetism

Online tutorial covering a large number of topics in basic electricity and magnetism.