The EJS adaptation of An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods Chapter 17 studies affine transformations in order to visualize objects in three dimensions. We then solve Euler's equation of motion for rigid body dynamics using the quaternion representation of rotations.

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Book Title:
An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods - draft EJS adaptation

CSM Textbook Chapter 17: Visualization and rigid body dynamics examples
A multi-model ready to run jar file containing EJS models to accompany Chapter 17 of the EJS adaptation of An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods. download 2079kb .jar
Published: February 10, 2011

CSM Textbook Chapter 17: Visualization and rigid body dynamics source code
A multi-model EJS source code archive to accompany Chapter 17 of the EJS adaptation of An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods. Unzip this archive in… more... download 384kb .zip
Published: February 10, 2011

W. Christian, in An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods - draft EJS adaptation (2010), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=10680&DocID=2137).

W. Christian, EJS CSM Textbook Chapter 17: Visualization and Rigid Body Dynamics in An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods - draft EJS adaptation (2010), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=10680&DocID=2137>.

Christian, W. (2010). EJS CSM Textbook Chapter 17: Visualization and Rigid Body Dynamics. In An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods - draft EJS adaptation (fourth). Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=10680&DocID=2137

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