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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
This Java applet presents the relations between simple harmonic motion and force with a demonstration of spring motion.  It graphs both force and velocity versus position as the simulation runs. The user can add and remove mass and 'pull' the spring.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Lesson Plan
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© 2001 Fu-Kwun Hwang
Hooke's Law, Spring
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Metadata instance created August 11, 2004 by Cathy Ezrailson
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January 22, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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January 29, 2004
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F. Hwang, NTNU Java: Spring Force and SHM, (2001), <>.
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Hwang, F. (2004, January 29). NTNU Java: Spring Force and SHM. Retrieved July 28, 2016, from
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Spring Force and SHM. January 29, 2004. (accessed 28 July 2016).
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Spring Force and SHM. 2001. 29 Jan. 2004. 28 July 2016 <>.
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