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Quartic Oscillator Model Documents

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Main Document

Quartic Oscillator Model 

written by Juan Aguirregabiria
edited by Wolfgang Christian

The Ejs Quartic Oscillator model displays the motion of a bead moving without friction along a horizontal rod, while tied to two symmetric springs.  Both the motion of the masses and the phase space plot are shown in the simulation.  The natural length of the springs 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 Quartic Oscillator Phasor 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_oscillations_quartic.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 classical mechanics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

Last Modified June 11, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Quartic Oscillator Model Source Code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Quartic Oscillator Model.  Unzip this archive in your Ejs workspace to compile and run this model using Ejs.

Published November 1, 2008
Last Modified September 6, 2011

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