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This applet is an animation of an object moving with a constant acceleration in one dimension.  It shows the velocity and acceleration vectors on the animation in real-time, as well as the position, velocity, and acceleration graphs as a function of time.  The applet offers four distinct scenarios with different accelerations and initial positions and velocities. Standard controls allow the user to start, pause, step, and reset the animation.

This is part of a large collection of Physlet-based (Physics Java Applet) illustrations and tutorials covering introductory physics.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
= Acceleration
= Position & Displacement
= Velocity
Mathematical Tools
- Vector Algebra
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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© 1998 Scott Schneider
Tutorials available for download.
Keywords:
Physlet, acceleration, constant acceleration, displacement, graph, interactive animation, position, simulation, time, vector, velocity
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created August 31, 2006 by jason evans
Record Updated:
March 6, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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March 15, 2006
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AIP Format
S. Schneider, (1998), WWW Document, (http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/kinvec0.shtml).
AJP/PRST-PER
S. Schneider, LTU Physlet: Vector Quantities in Simple Kinematics, (1998), <http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/kinvec0.shtml>.
APA Format
Schneider, S. (2006, March 15). LTU Physlet: Vector Quantities in Simple Kinematics. Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/kinvec0.shtml
Chicago Format
Schneider, Scott. LTU Physlet: Vector Quantities in Simple Kinematics. March 15, 2006. http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/kinvec0.shtml (accessed 28 November 2014).
MLA Format
Schneider, Scott. LTU Physlet: Vector Quantities in Simple Kinematics. 1998. 15 Mar. 2006. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/kinvec0.shtml>.
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@misc{ Author = "Scott Schneider", Title = {LTU Physlet: Vector Quantities in Simple Kinematics}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {28 November 2014}, Month = {March 15, 2006}, Year = {1998} }
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