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Orbital Motion

First Year and Beyond the First Year Mechanics

Developed by Kelly Roos

Available Implementations: Octave*/MATLAB and Spreadsheet

Verify Centripetal Force by Spring and Radial Drag

First Year and Beyond the First Year Mechanics

Developed by Ken Mellendorf

Available Implementation: Spreadsheet

hanging mass pulling a cart

High School and First Year Mechanics

Developed by Ken Mellendorf

Available Implementation: Spreadsheet

Electromagnetic Waves in 1D

Beyond the First Year and Advanced Electricity & Magnetism

Developed by Jordan McDonnell

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

RC circuit with DC power

First Year Electricity & Magnetism

Developed by Ken Mellendorf

Available Implementation: Spreadsheet

Fermi-Dirac Distribution

Advanced Thermal & Statistical Physics

Developed by Marie Lopez del Puerto

Available Implementation: Octave*/MATLAB

Microstates, Multiplicities, and Probabilities for Simple Systems (Coin Flipping & Einstein Solids)

Beyond the First Year Thermal & Statistical Physics

Developed by Larry Engelhardt

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

Radioactivity Simulation

Beyond the First Year Modern Physics and Nuclear Physics

Developed by Deva O'Neil

Available Implementations: Mathematica and Glowscript

Building a wave packet

Beyond the First Year Electricity & Magnetism, Waves & Optics, Modern Physics, and Quantum Mechanics

Developed by M.P. Kuchera

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

Analysis of Numeric Integration Methods

Beyond the First Year Mathematical/Numerical Methods

Developed by Walter Freeman

Notes on Euler and RK2 solvers

Beyond the First Year Mechanics and Mathematical/Numerical Methods

Developed by Walter Freeman

Rydberg formula

First Year and Beyond the First Year Electricity & Magnetism, Modern Physics, and Mathematical/Numerical Methods

Developed by M.P. Kuchera

Available Implementations: IPython/Jupyter Notebook and Python

Collection of Freshman Physics Labs

High School and First Year Mechanics and Experimental Labs

Developed by Sarah Phan-Budd

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

NASA Low Resolution OMNI dataset

First Year and Beyond the First Year Astronomy/Astrophysics

Developed by M.P. Kuchera

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

Three-body problem for Sun, Earth and Jupiter

Advanced Mechanics and Astronomy/Astrophysics

Developed by David Nolte

Available Implementation: Octave*/MATLAB

A Guerrilla Guide to Linux

First Year Other

Developed by Walter Freeman

Introduction to Jupyter Notebooks and Python

First Year Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism, Mathematical/Numerical Methods, and Other

Developed by M.P. Kuchera

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

Introductory Python Tutorials in Jupyter

High School, First Year, and Beyond the First Year Other

Developed by Josh Samani

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook

The Fibonacci Sequence

First Year Mathematical/Numerical Methods and Other

Developed by M.P. Kuchera

Available Implementation: IPython/Jupyter Notebook