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Terminal Velocity

When a falling object is subject to a resistance or drag force which increases with velocity, it will ultimately reach a maximum velocity

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The Particle World

Applet simulating particles connected by springs in a 2D world. Includes gravity/electrostatic forces between particles, air resistance and more.

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RLC Resonance Circuit

Java applet demonstrating a RLC resonance circuit where the resistance, capacitance and inductance are change along with the frequency.

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Falling Parachutes and Air Resistance 2

A simulation of two masses (may be altered) falling under the influence of gravity while attached to different sized parachutes.

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Measurements on a Superconductor

Graph of resistance against temperature for YBCO, and two short movies of a magnet levitating above a superconductor. Great fun to see the movies - understanding how this happens is more challenging

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Voltage Circuit Simulator

This exercise will help you determine the relationship between voltage (V), amperage (I) and resistance (R). This relationship is called Ohm's Law

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How technology, not spades, revealed what lies beneath Stonehenge

An article looking at some of the techniques used in archaeological geophysics that helped in the recent Stonehenge discovery, including earth resistance, magnetometry, ground-penetrating radar and ...

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Frictional resistance to the relative motion of two solid objects is usually proportional to the force which presses the surfaces together as well as the roughness of the surfaces. Since it is the ...

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Explorescience: Golf Range

This activity lets you study the projectile range equation in a "golf" like setting. Vary the velocity and angle of the ball to get a hole in one. Add air resistance for more of a challenge. Could ...

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Projectile Motion

A very good little applet illustrating projectile motion with and without air resistance.

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