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Gravitational Free Fall

Gravitational Free Fall

This is a Java simulation of a free fall experiment. The applet calibrates its timer to the computer.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
17 years ago
The calibration button makes this applet more usable in (say) a lab setting. Too bad that the user is not given the ability to mark points of equal time, otherwise this would be ideal for the laboratory. As it stands, this applet is not very versatile.