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written by Michael R. Gallis
The Swing Ride Model simulates a type of ride that can be found at many carnivals and amusement parks. Riders are suspended from the ends of supports. These supports rotate about an axis that can be tilted with respect to the vertical. In this simulation the controls are lagged to prevent unrealistic changes to the physical system.

The Swing Ride Model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Acceleration
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
- Rotational Dynamics
General Physics
- Computational Physics
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Model
= Simulation
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License:
This material is released under a GNU General Public License Version 3 license.
Rights Holder:
Michael Gallis
Keywords:
amusement park, centripetal acceleration, spring tension
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created January 15, 2012 by Wolfgang Christian
Record Updated:
August 25, 2013 by Matt Mohorn
Last Update
when Cataloged:
January 9, 2012
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M. Gallis, Computer Program SWING RIDE MODEL (2012), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11639&DocID=2525).
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M. Gallis, Computer Program SWING RIDE MODEL (2012), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11639&DocID=2525>.
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Gallis, M. (2012). Swing Ride Model [Computer software]. Retrieved April 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11639&DocID=2525
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Gallis, Michael. "Swing Ride Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11639&DocID=2525 (accessed 23 April 2014).
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Gallis, Michael. Swing Ride Model. Computer software. 2012. Java (JRE) 1.5. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11639&DocID=2525>.
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Swing Ride Model:

Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

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