This Java applet measures braking distance and reaction time for stopping a car. Initial velocity is controlled by the user, and the coefficient of friction can be set from 0 to 1.5 to simulate varying road conditions. Once initial parameters are set, click "Start", then click "Brake" when you see the light turn yellow. Did you set a safe speed for the road conditions, or did you run the red light?
Editor's Note: This simulation can be adapted for a wide range of age groups and course levels since its pre-set parameters include constant initial velocity.
%0 Electronic Source %A Hwang, Fu-Kwun %D October 6, 2006 %T NTNU Java: Reaction time measurement %V 2014 %N 19 September 2014 %8 October 6, 2006 %9 application/java %U http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=387.0
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