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Resultant of Forces (Addition of Vectors)

Java Applet showing how to find (graphically) the resultant of 1, 3, 4, or 5 forces.

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Net Forces

Three vector forces that can be changed. The resultant vector is calculated and shown by this JAVA applet.

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Electric Force fields

A simple site that contains an online alternative to plotting compass' or iron filings. The applet is very effective at showing both the direction of the force on an electron and its magnitude.

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Fundamental Forces

This page describes in detail the four fundamental forces of nature.

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Force on a Wing

This shockwave activity provides a very basic simulation of the force on an airplane wing. Subscription required but with 30 day free trial.

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Hooke's Law

One of the properties of elasticity is that it takes about twice as much force to stretch a spring twice as far. That linear dependence of displacement upon stretching force is called Hooke's law.

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Buoyant Force

A java applet that shows the effect of buoyant force acting on an object less dense than water.

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Lorentz Force

This java applet gives a practical demonstration of lorentz force when a charge q is applied to a magnetic field.

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Coriolis Force

An imaginary force sometimes used to simplify calculations involving rotating systems, such as the movement of air, water and projectiles over the surface of a rotating earth.

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Coriolis Force

A definition of the Coriolis force including maths from Eric Weisstein's World of Physics.

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