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written by Ron Greene
This web site provides a series of demos and tutorial exercises and demos related to introductory classical mechanics. Students can learn or review concepts and quiz themselves on their understanding. The subjects include motion in one and two dimensions, Newton's laws, and vectors. A section on Work and Energy is not yet available.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- General
- Motion in One Dimension
- Motion in Two Dimensions
General Physics
- Collections
Mathematical Tools
- Vector Algebra
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- Assessment
- New teachers
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© 2004 Ron Greene
1D motion, 2D motion, Kinematics, Newton's Laws, vector algebra, vector components
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Metadata instance created July 19, 2004 by Melanie Carter
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Topic: Kinematics: The Physics of Motion
Unit Title: Frames of Reference

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R. Greene, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Green/Illuminations/html/IllumMain.html).
R. Greene, Physics Illuminations, (2004), <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Green/Illuminations/html/IllumMain.html>.
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Greene, R. (2004). Physics Illuminations. Retrieved December 18, 2017, from http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Green/Illuminations/html/IllumMain.html
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Greene, Ron. Physics Illuminations. 2004. http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Green/Illuminations/html/IllumMain.html (accessed 18 December 2017).
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Greene, Ron. Physics Illuminations. 2004. 18 Dec. 2017 <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Green/Illuminations/html/IllumMain.html>.
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