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The Central Force JavaScript Model computes the trajectory of a particle acted on by a central force.  The model reads uses a JavaScript mathematical expression parser to read the force and a adaptive step Runge-Kutta  5(4) algorithm to compute the trajectory.  This model is designed to test the speed of the JS parser and the accuracy of the EJS JavaScript ODE solver.

The Central Force JS Model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) version 5.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run html page and requires only a browser with JavaScript support.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Gravity
= Orbits
- Motion in Two Dimensions
Mathematical Tools
- Differential Equations
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
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- Educators
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- application/zip
- application/javascript
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