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Chapter 7 introduces Random processes in the context of several simple physical systems, including random walks on a lattice, polymers, and diffusion controlled chemical reactions.…
Person Landing After a Jump  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This lab uses Tracker to measure and analyze the center of mass motion of a person landing after a jump. Students measure the acceleration of the person in free-fall and his…
  
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The Modeling a Rocket Launch with Gravity and Air Resistance text guides the reader through a process of developing, implementing, and validating an EJS model of a rocket being…
  
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This thesis uses a number of Open Source Physics simulations to explore issues related to students’ common difficulties in learning upper-level undergraduate quantum mechanics and…
Using the Computer as a Black Box  [ Book Section ]
  
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Chapter 1 of Open Source tools for Computational Physics: An introduction to EJS and Python . This chapter introduces the use of the computer as a “black box” (i.e., without…
Tool for Magnetic Analysis Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The FIT-MART Launcher package is a self-contained file for simulating systems of interacting quantum magnetic moments (“spins”). The interactions are modeled using the Heisenberg…
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D. Wong, P. Sng, E. Ng, and L. Wee, Phys. Educ., 46 (2), 178 (2011).
We describe an example of learning with multiple representations in an A-level revision lesson on mechanics. The context of the problem involved the motion of a ball thrown…
The Physics Teacher
  
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L. Engelhardt, Phys. Teach., 50 (10), 402 - 404 (2012).
A Physics Teacher article that describes a user-friendly EJS software package for performing common mathematical tasks including plotting and animating functions, solving systems of…
  
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L. Wee, American Association of Physics Teachers National Meeting Conference 2010 Summer Meeting , 4 (2010).
Paper FI05 presented at the AAPT Summer 2010 meeting in Portland, OR. To deepen the professional practice of physics educators, I seek to highlight the Open Source Physics (OSP) and…
From Ptolemy to Einstein Workshop  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and T. Timberlake, https://www.aapt.org/Conferences/sm2012/ (2012).
One of the most popular courses in physics is astronomy. However, the topics taught require visualizations that are not familiar to the typical students in these courses. To address…
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