This web page is an interactive physics simulation that depicts simple harmonic motion graphs. The page gives the equations used for simple harmonic motion and illustrates how acceleration and velocity are derived from position. The applet graphs position, velocity, and acceleration, so the user can see the relations between them. This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based activities. See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full index of simulations designed by this author to support first semester introductory physics curriculum.
%0 Electronic Source %A Duffy, Andrew %D March 28, 2008 %T Boston University Physics Applets: Simple Harmonic Motion Graphs %V 2014 %N 21 December 2014 %8 March 28, 2008 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c18_SHM_graphs.html
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This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Classical Mechanics. This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a first semester introductory physics class.