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Online simulation: 1-D Motion: Free body diagrams, Velocity and Acceleration graphs (PhET, UC/Boulder)

August 17, 2010 by


Interactive simulation of simple 1-D motion under gravity, normal, friction, and an applied force. Explore the forces at work when you try to push a filing cabinet. Create an applied force and see the resulting friction force and total force acting on the cabinet. Charts show the forces, position, velocity, and acceleration vs. time. View a Free Body Diagram of all the forces (including gravitational and normal forces)

Online simulation: 1-D Motion: Position, Velocity, and Acceleration (PhET, UC/Boulder)

August 16, 2010 by


Interactive simulation of how position, velocity, and acceleration graphs are made. Learn about position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. Move the little man back and forth with the mouse and plot his motion. Set the position, velocity, or acceleration and let the simulation move the man for you.