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Ceiling Bounce Model Documents

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Main Document

Ceiling Bounce Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian
supported by the National Science Foundation

The EJS Ceiling Bounce Model shows a ball launched by a spring-gun in a building with a very high ceiling and a graph of the ball's position or velocity as a function of time.  Students are asked set the ball's inital velocity so that it barely touches the ceiling.  This simple model isĀ  a designed to teach both physics and EJS modeling.

The Ceiling Bounce model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) version 4.1 modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_mecvh_newtion_CeilingBounce.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  EJS is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.

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Source Code Documents

Ceiling Bounce Model source code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Ceiling Bounce Model.  Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

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