This web site contains a wide range of illustrations of basic physics concepts and problems using Java applet (Physlet) illustrations. The collection includes the standard topics covered in a beginning physics course such as: motion and kinematics, forces and energy, wave motion, and thermodynamics. Each applet has a very brief text presentation on the concept or problem being considered.
%0 Electronic Source %D December 8, 2005 %T First Semester Introductory Physics Simulations %V 2015 %N 30 May 2015 %8 December 8, 2005 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/
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This item is an interactive homework problem within this collection relating to two cars. One car is stopped and will accelerate at a constant rate; the other car is traveling at constant speed. When will one car overtake the other?