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The Ferris Wheel Javascript Model illustrates This program simulates the effect of being on a Ferris Wheel. The simulation shows a wheel that can be varied in radius from 40 m (Ferris' original wheels) to 100 m, or about 10 meters longer than the current world record. In addition, the rotational speed of the wheel can be varied from -20 m/s to 20 m/s. By selecting the checkbox, the free-body diagram can be shown.

This simulation is part of a collection of simulations related to amusement park physics. Additional simulations can be found on the OSP ComPADRE site.

The Ferris Wheel 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
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Central Forces
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
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- Learners
- Educators
- application/javascript
- application/zip
- text/html
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No derivatives 3.0 license.
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Mario Belloni
Keywords:
EJSS, OpenSource Physics, acceleration, circular motion, ferris wheel, javascript
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created September 2, 2013 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
January 3, 2014 by Mario Belloni
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M. Belloni, Computer Program FERRIS WHEEL JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2013), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12994&DocID=3569).
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M. Belloni, Computer Program FERRIS WHEEL JS MODEL, Version 1.0 (2013), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12994&DocID=3569>.
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Belloni, M. (2013). Ferris Wheel JS Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved April 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12994&DocID=3569
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Belloni, Mario. "Ferris Wheel JS Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12994&DocID=3569 (accessed 23 April 2014).
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Belloni, Mario. Ferris Wheel JS Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2013. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12994&DocID=3569>.
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The Ferris Wheel JS Model is the Javascript version of the Java-based Ferris Wheel Model.

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