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Kinetic Energy and Forces

Kinetic Energy and Forces

Simulations of experiments involving the application of an impulse (force over a short time period) to different masses. Friction is included and adjustable.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
22 years ago
This applet is similar to the applet Impulsive Forces, by the same author. However, the graphics pertaining to the plots are much better, making this applet more useful. I like the overall approach, but I still think that omitting the masses of the objects is problematic.