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This site has links to a series of applets relating to physics. The subjects include topics in mechanics, oscillations and waves, electrodynamics, optics, thermodynamics, relativity, atoms and nuclear physics. There are also links to mathematics and astronomy applets.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.4.2 of Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
General Physics
- Collections
Modern Physics
- General
Oscillations & Waves
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 1997 Walter Fendt
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generator, hydrostatic pressure, lorentz force, physics simulations, radioactivity, time dilation
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Metadata instance created July 19, 2004 by Melanie Carter
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March 1, 2006
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Digital Collections: Physics and Physical Science
Unit Title: Online Resource Collections

This collection offers well-organized sets of java simulations relating to physics for high school classroom use.  The subjects include mechanics, waves, electricity, optics, thermodynamics, relativity, atoms, and nuclear physics.  The simulations are designed to be easily manipulated by high school students.

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W. Fendt, (1997), WWW Document, (https://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/).
W. Fendt, Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Physics (1997), <https://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/>.
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Fendt, W. (2006, March 1). Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Physics. Retrieved June 16, 2024, from https://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/
Chicago Format
Fendt, Walter. Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Physics. March 1, 2006. https://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/ (accessed 16 June 2024).
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Fendt, Walter. Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Physics. 1997. 1 Mar. 2006. 16 June 2024 <https://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/>.
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@misc{ Author = "Walter Fendt", Title = {Walter Fendt's Java Applets on Physics}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {16 June 2024}, Month = {March 1, 2006}, Year = {1997} }
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