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Conservation of Momentum in Different Reference Frames.

If momentum is conserved in one inertial reference frame, it is conserved in all inertial frames. This java applet apply the above concept to one dimensional collision problem.

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Angular momentum and area for a particle moving in a straight line

An animation to illustrate that a particle moving in a straight line conserves angular momentum and obeys Kepler's second law.

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Conservation Of Angular Momentum

A brief definition of this principle.

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Orbital Angular Momentum

Definiton of this concept with links to further information.

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Newton's cradle

This applet simulates a well known experiment which demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy.

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The science of ice skating

A page explaining how figure skaters are able to perform rotating jumps, covering angular momentum, take off velocity, projectile motion etc.

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Uncertainty Principle

Information on this concept and links to related subjects. The position and momentum of a particle cannot be simultaneously measured with arbitrarily high precision.

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Angular Momentum, Quantized

Information on this concept and links to related information.

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Conservation of angular momentum

Animation showing a merry-go-round when a child jumps on via a slow walk or run. Also shows speeding up if movement is towards the centre. However, has no explanation so only useful as demonstration.

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Debroglie Wavelength

Suggested by De Broglie in about 1913, the path to the wavelength expression for a particle is by analogy to the momentum of a photon.

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