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Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders Model Documents

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Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders Model 

written by Juan Aguirregabiria
edited by Wolfgang Christian

The Ejs Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders model displays the model of a platform resting on two equal cylinders are rotating with opposite angular velocities.  There is kinetic friction between each cylinder and the platform.    The separation between the cylinders and the coefficient of kinetic friction can be changed via textboxes.  You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.  

Ejs Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders 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 ejs_ehu_oscillations_cylinders.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  Ejs is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.  Additional Ejs models for classical mechanics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

Last Modified July 23, 2013

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Source Code Documents

Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders Model Source Code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Ejs Platform on Two Rotating Cylinders Model.  Unzip this archive in your Ejs workspace to compile and run this model using Ejs.

Published October 1, 2008
Last Modified September 6, 2011

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