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Coefficient of Restitution (Elasticity)

Coefficient of Restitution (Elasticity)

A simple demonstration of the effect the coefficient of restitution has on a ball colliding with a wall.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
19 years ago
The applet is rather ordinary, but the real-time plot and text puts this site above the average.