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written by Scott Schneider
This web site contains a large number of tutorials based on Physlets, Physics Java Applets. Each tutorial contains a java simulation and materials describing both the physics being displayed and the simulation. In most cases, the simulations can be modified to change parameters of the problem or the information displayed.

The topics covered include the standard material in a two-semester introductory physics course, as well as some examples from relativity, quantum physics, and more advanced Classical Mechanics. The author provides instructions and tools for downloading and updating the tutorials.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
General Physics
- Collections
- General
Oscillations & Waves
Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 1998 Scott Schneider
Tutorials available for download.
Interactive Simulation, animations, interactive problem solving, introductory physics, physlet
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Metadata instance created August 28, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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February 27, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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March 15, 2006
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AIP Format
S. Schneider, (1998), WWW Document, (http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/index.shtml).
S. Schneider, LTU: PHYSics appLETS (PHYSLETS), (1998), <http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/index.shtml>.
APA Format
Schneider, S. (2006, March 15). LTU: PHYSics appLETS (PHYSLETS). Retrieved April 26, 2017, from http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/index.shtml
Chicago Format
Schneider, Scott. LTU: PHYSics appLETS (PHYSLETS). March 15, 2006. http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/index.shtml (accessed 26 April 2017).
MLA Format
Schneider, Scott. LTU: PHYSics appLETS (PHYSLETS). 1998. 15 Mar. 2006. 26 Apr. 2017 <http://vnatsci.ltu.edu/s_schneider/physlets/main/index.shtml>.
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