This item is a Physlet based interactive simulation allowing users to slide an object along an optical axis to the left of a convex mirror and view the changing image formation as the object moves. The task is to determine the focal length of the mirror.
This simulation is part of a larger collection of Physlet-based illustrations and tutorials developed for introductory physics.
Please note that this resource requires
Java Applet Plug-in.
%0 Electronic Source %A Spartalian, Kevork %D November 5, 2002 %T University of Vermont Physlets: A Convex Mirror %V 2019 %N 20 October 2019 %8 November 5, 2002 %9 application/java %U http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/ConvexMirror.html
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