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Vector Components Model  [ Computer Program ]

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A. Duffy
The Vector Components model allows the user to split a vector into its components, and practice finding the magnitude and direction of a vector if you know the components. In the…
Vector Addition Model  [ Computer Program ]

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A. Duffy
The Vector Addition model allows the user to practice vector addition of two vectors in two dimensions. You are given the magnitude and direction of the two vectors, and your goal is…

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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This item is an interactive Java simulation that illustrates the structure of two-dimensional vector fields using the "grass seeds" (or "iron filings") representation. Users enter x…

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Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This item is an interactive three-dimensional animation that illustrates the concept of vector cross product. Users set angle theta from zero to 360 degrees, and then rotate a vector…

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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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M. Wittmann and B. Ambrose
This set of tutorials explores forces and potentials in three dimensions. Students develop the concepts of conservative forces and potentials. The mathematical tools of the gradient,…

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A. Titus
These web pages contain problems to supplement the introductory textbook, Matter and Interactions by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. These problems are for Volume 1, Chapter 1 on…

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P. Barniol and G. Zavala
P. Barniol and G. Zavala, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 85-88.
In this paper, we investigate common preconceptions that Mexican university students have with the concept of direction of a vector. Students entering a large private Mexican…

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J. Hawkins, J. Thompson, and M. Wittmann
J. Hawkins, J. Thompson, and M. Wittmann, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 161-164.
In a series of ten two-dimensional graphical vector addition questions with varying visual representations, most students stuck to a single solution method, be it correct or…
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