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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This item is an interactive 3D Shockwave simulation that illustrates the different types of coordinate systems often used in studying electromagnetism: cartesian, cylindrical…

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J. Belcher; Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Part of the MIT TEAL/Studio Physics Project, this web page contains a set of simulations relating to vector fields. Each of the visualizations was developed to supplement the MIT…

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E. Sayre and M. Wittmann, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 4 (2), 020105 (2008).
We investigate the interplay between mathematics and physics resources in intermediate mechanics students. In the mechanics course, the selection and application of coordinate…

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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
This simulation reviews some of the material from Basic Coordinates and Seasons Module and The Rotating Sky Module and adds information to put all the pieces together for a more…

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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
This simulation-based module introduces the horizon coordinate system and the Equatorial Coordinate system of mapping the sky. The relationship between the two coordinate systems is…
Ejs Free Fall Polar Model  [ Computer Program ]

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W. Christian
The Ejs Free Fall Polar model displays the dynamics in polar coordinates of a ball launched near the surface of Earth onto a platform. The initial conditions for the ball are a…

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S. Reddy
This applet displays a point or an volume in three dimensions using spherical coordinates. The user can change the radius and angles and move the point of view. It should be noted…

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M. Vega, W. Christensen, B. Farlow, G. Passante, and M. Loverude
M. Vega, W. Christensen, B. Farlow, G. Passante, and M. Loverude, PERC 2016 Proceedings, 364-367.
In upper division physics courses students are required to work with various coordinate systems. This skill becomes particularly important when learning Electricity and Magnetism,…

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B. Schermerhorn and J. Thompson
B. Schermerhorn and J. Thompson, PERC 2016 Proceedings, 312-315.
As part of an effort to examine studentsâ€™ understanding of the structure of non-Cartesian coordinate systems and the differential vector elements associated with these systems,…

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C. Porter, A. Bogdan, and A. Heckler
C. Porter, A. Bogdan, and A. Heckler, PERC 2016 Proceedings, 244-247.
This study examined student difficulties related to the potential in the hydrogen atom, and the corresponding ground state, with special attention paid to the role of the Jacobian.…
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