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The First Law model displays the dynamics of a ball subject to no net force. The initial conditions for the ball are an initial velocity in the x and y directions.  The initial position of the ball can be changed by dragging it when the simulation is paused. 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 First Law 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_newton_FirstLaw.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 Newtonian mechanics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
= Conservation of Linear Momentum
- Motion in One Dimension
= Velocity
- Newton's First Law
= Inertia in Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
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Easy Java Simulations, Ejs, Newton's First law, OSP, Open Source Physics, inertia
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Metadata instance created June 2, 2008 by Mario Belloni
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June 6, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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W. Christian, Computer Program FIRST LAW MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7345&DocID=497).
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W. Christian, Computer Program FIRST LAW MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7345&DocID=497>.
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Christian, W. (2008). First Law Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved November 29, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7345&DocID=497
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Christian, Wolfgang. "First Law Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7345&DocID=497 (accessed 29 November 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang. First Law Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java (JRE) 1.5. 29 Nov. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7345&DocID=497>.
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The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Ejs First Law Model.

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