This applet is an interactive demonstration of the cross product developed for introductory physics. Students can alter the magnitude and direction of the two vectors being multiplied. The cross product is displayed as a red vector emerging from the plane defined by the first two vectors.

This item is part of a larger collection of simulation-based physics modules sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).

<a href="http://www.compadre.org/introphys/items/detail.cfm?ID=7251">University of Calgary. Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors. Calgary: University of Calgary, September 26, 2002.</a>

Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001), <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html>.

Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors. (2002, September 26). Retrieved December 20, 2014, from University of Calgary: http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html

University of Calgary. Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors. Calgary: University of Calgary, September 26, 2002. http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html (accessed 20 December 2014).

Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors. Calgary: University of Calgary, 2001. 26 Sep. 2002. 20 Dec. 2014 <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html>.

@misc{
Title = {Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors},
Publisher = {University of Calgary},
Volume = {2014},
Number = {20 December 2014},
Month = {September 26, 2002},
Year = {2001}
}

%T Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors %D September 26, 2002 %I University of Calgary %C Calgary %U http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html %O application/java

%0 Electronic Source %D September 26, 2002 %T Modular Approach to Physics: Finding the Cross Product of Vectors %I University of Calgary %V 2014 %N 20 December 2014 %8 September 26, 2002 %9 application/java %U http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/vectprod/simulate/applet.html

Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.