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Ceiling Bounce Model Documents

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Main Document

Ceiling Bounce Model 

written by Wolfgang Christian
supported by the National Science Foundation

The EJS Ceiling Bounce Model shows a ball launched by a spring-gun in a building with a very high ceiling and a graph of the ball's position or velocity as a function of time.  Students are asked set the ball's inital velocity so that it barely touches the ceiling.  This simple model isĀ  a designed to teach both physics and EJS modeling.

Last Modified June 2, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Ceiling Bounce Model source code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Ceiling Bounce Model.  Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

Last Modified June 2, 2014

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