This web page is an interactive physics simulation relating to circular motion. An object on a vertical circular pathway is shown, accompanied by an animated free-body diagram. Users may view the motion in steps to observe the net force as the object changes speed. This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based activities. See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full index of simulations designed by this author to support first-semester introductory physics curriculum.
%0 Electronic Source %A Duffy, Andrew %D March 28, 2008 %T Boston University Physics Applets: Vertical Circular Motion %V 2020 %N 25 October 2020 %8 March 28, 2008 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c8_vertical.html
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This is the full index of interactive Java simulations by the same author on Classical Mechanics. This particular collection is devoted to topics typically covered in a first semester introductory physics class.