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Javelin Dynamics Model
written by Phillip Wall
The Javelin Dynamics Model simulates the throw of a javelin in a vertical plane. The user can change the initial velocity, angle of the javelin (theta), angle of the velocity vector (phi), angle of attack (phi), and angular velocity (omega).

The Javelin Dynamics Model was developed as a final project in a sophomore-level Computational Physics course (Phy 200) using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.   Double clicking the jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  You can modify this simulation if you have EJS installed by right-clicking within the map and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
3 supplemental documents are available
2 source code documents are available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Acceleration
= 2D Velocity
= Center of Mass
= Projectile Motion
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Simulation
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- Learners
- General Publics
- application/java
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This material is released under a GNU General Public License Version 3 license.
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Phillip Wall
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Record Updated:
February 20, 2020 by wee lookang
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P. Wall, Computer Program JAVELIN DYNAMICS MODEL (2012), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12110&DocID=2984).
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Wall, P. (2012). Javelin Dynamics Model [Computer software]. Retrieved July 15, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12110&DocID=2984
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Wall, Phillip. "Javelin Dynamics Model." https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12110&DocID=2984 (accessed 15 July 2024).
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Wall, Phillip. Javelin Dynamics Model. Computer software. 2012. Java (JRE) 1.6. 15 July 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12110&DocID=2984>.
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Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the Javelin Dynamics Model.

relation by Wolfgang Christian
Is the Basis For Javelin flight dynamics JavaScript HTML5 Applet Simulation Model

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