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Conditions of Use

Except for the exercises placed in the public domain, Physlet® Physics 2E, i.e., the text and associated script for the Illustrations, Explorations, and Problems in Physlet® Physics 2E are copyrighted by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni for the English language and all other languages.

These materials are released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License. You are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) this work under the following conditions:

  1. Attribution - You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  2. Noncommercial - You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
  3. No Derivative Works - You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

The HTML pages for public domain Physlet-based exercises are are marked near the bottom of the individual html pages on which they appear.

Physlets, i.e., the Java applets themselves, are authored by Wolfgang Christian and his students at Davidson College. The term Physlet® is a registered trademark of Wolfgang Christian. Physlets, that is the Java applets themselves but not the Physlet Physics 2E scripts or narrative, are free for noncommercial use.

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