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written by Juan Aguirregabiria
edited by Wolfgang Christian
The Ejs Newtonian Scattering model displays the gravitational scattering of a multiple masses incident on a target mass.  The simulation displays the motion of the smaller.  The number of particles and their initial spread, the gravitational constant, and the target mass's radius can be changed via textboxes.  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 Newtonian Scattering 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_ehu_central_forces_scattering.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
- General
- Newton's Second Law
= Interacting Objects
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Juan M. Aguirregabiria
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Keywords:
Easy Java Simulations, Ejs, OSP, Open Source Physics, scattering
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 17, 2008 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
June 5, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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August 18, 2008
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS NEWTONIAN SCATTERING MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7855&DocID=640).
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS NEWTONIAN SCATTERING MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7855&DocID=640>.
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Aguirregabiria, J. (2008). Ejs Newtonian Scattering Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7855&DocID=640
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Aguirregabiria, Juan. "Ejs Newtonian Scattering Model." Version 1.0. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7855&DocID=640 (accessed 23 July 2014).
MLA Format
Aguirregabiria, Juan. Ejs Newtonian Scattering Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java (JRE) 1.5. 23 July 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7855&DocID=640>.
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