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Function Visualizer Model Documents

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Main Document

Function Visualizer Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian and Francisco Esquembre

The Function Visualizer Model displays the graph of a function f(x) with arbitrary parameters.  The function can contain polynomial, trigonometric, and exponential expressions as well a parameters.  Parameters are connected to sliders that can be adjusted to observe the effect of varying parameter values.

The Function Visualizer 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_math_FunctionVisualizer.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.  Many additional EJS models are available in the OSP Collection.

Published June 27, 2009
Last Modified June 6, 2014

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Supplemental Documents (8)

Function Visualizer Model for Teachers 

A customizable function visualizer model that allows teachers to set the display parameters.  The customized simulation is automatically saved with associated curricular in a new jar file that can be redistributed.

Last Modified July 21, 2012

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Function Visualizer for Teachers Model: Additional Documentation Regarding Customization 

A pdf file that provides additional documentation regarding customization of this simulation.

Published July 12, 2012
Last Modified August 9, 2012

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Wave Function with Unknown Sliders Problem 

Problem worksheet for the Wave Function with Unknown Sliders Problem exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Wave Function with Unknown Sliders Problem Simulation 

Simulation for the Wave Function with Unknown Sliders Problem exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Kinematics Function with Unknown Sliders Problem 

Problem worksheet for the Kinematics Function with Unknown Sliders Problem exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Kinematics Function with Unknown Sliders Problem Simulation 

Simulation for the Kinematics Function with Unknown Sliders Problem exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Two-Slit Interference Intensity Function with Unknown Sliders Problem 

Problem worksheet for the Two-Slit Interference Intensity Function with Unknown Sliders exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Two-Slit Interference Intensity Function with Unknown Sliders Simulation 

Simulation for the Two-Slit Interference Intensity Function with Unknown Sliders Problem exercise.

Published July 13, 2012
Last Modified July 13, 2012

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Source Code Documents (2)

Function Visualizer Model source code 

Source Code for the Function Visualizer Model. The source code archive contains an XML representation of the EJS model. Unzip this archive in your EJS Workspace to compile and run this model using Ejs.

Last Modified June 6, 2014

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Function Visualizer for Teachers Source Code 

Source Code for Function Visualizer Model for Teachers for Teachers. The source code archive contains an XML representation of the EJS model. Unzip this archive in your EJS Workspace to compile and run this model using Ejs.

Last Modified July 21, 2012

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