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Intro PendulumLab Model
written by Anne Cox, Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Jacob Brock
The Introductory Physics Pendulum Lab program asks students to develop a model for a pendulum. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double-clicking the ejs_intro_PendulumLab.jar file will run the program if Java is installed. In order to modify this simulation (and see how it is designed), if you have Ejs installed, you can right-click within the simulation window and select Open Ejs Model from the pop-up menu. Information about Ejs (Easy Java Simulations) is available at: http://www.um.es/fem/Ejs/.
The Intro Pendulum Lab program is one of a suite of Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) models used in Introductory Physics Labs. Ejs, a part of the Open Source Physics Project, and is designed to make it easier to access, modify and generate computer models. Additional models can be found by searching ComPADRE for Ejs.
Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
2 supplemental documents are available
Ejs Intro PendulumLab Documentation
A pdf document that briefly describes the Ejs Intro PendulumLab model. It describes how to use the stp_intro_PendulumLab.jar file with Ejs and contains associated laboratory exercises and instructors notes.
download 64kb .pdf
Published: May 29, 2008
The materials distributed in this directory are in support of the Introductory Pendulum Lab model. This distribution contains the Intro Pendulum Lab model, documentation and laboratory exercises but not Ejs itself. Information about Ejs (Easy Java Simulations) is …
download 1473kb .zip
Published: May 29, 2008
1 source code document is available
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