
Physics Calculators
Mechanics
 Statics and Dynamics  Statics (stress analysis, beam analysis, resultant of vectors), Dynamics (motion on curved paths, projectile motion), and Fluid Dynamics (ideal flow, shock tube flows, airfoil flows, compressible aerodynamics, thermodynamics of air, boundary layer analysis, heat transfer).
 Projectile  "This Java Applet simulates a projectile being launch from ground level with an intial velocity (Vo) at an angle (Ø)."
 Ballistic Trajectory Tutorial  "The tutorial will help you to visualize the
flight path, speed, and duration of projectiles fired at different initial angles and velocities."
 Damped MassonaSpring Java Applet  Illustrates the motion of a mass attached to a string. You can adjust the mass, the spring constant k, and the damping.
 Fowler's Physics Applets  A number of physics applets, including Newton's cannon, group velocity and phase velocity, projectile motion, twodimensional collisions, etc.
 Hard Spheres  "This is a Java Applet showing the distribution function of a group of randomly colliding hardspheres."
 Potential Flow Applet  "Build up incompressible, irrotational flows by superposition of a freestream velocity and various singular solutions to Laplace's equation (sources, sinks, vortices and doublets). Once the flow is built up, the student can visualize the flow, by plotting streamlines, velocity vectors and isopotential lines."
 Venturi Tube Simulation  Change the venturi tube radius and flow rate and calculate velocity, pressure, head, etc.
Heat and Thermodynamics
 TEST: The Expert System for Thermodynamics©  TEST is "a generalpurpose visual tool for solving thermodynamic problems and performing 'whatif' scenarios with the click of a button. The range of topics includes basic concepts, evaluation of thermodynamic states, first law of thermodynamics for closed and open systems, second law of thermodynamics, entropy and availability analysis, power and refrigeration cycles, generalized charts, gas mixtures, air conditioning, combustion, and gas dynamics."
 Utility Applets for Engineers and Scientists  calculators for thermal radiation, thermodynamic tables, combustion reaction, gas dynamics, etc.
 The Thermochemical Calculator, TCC  "TCC is a WWW tool to carry out thermochemical calculations for ideal gas mixtures"
 Thermodynamic Properties of Air Under Equilibrium Conditions  "Calculates the thermodynamic properties of air given the pressure and entropy, pressure and density, specific energy and density, entropy and enthalpy, or pressure and temperature."
 The Heat Equation  "concerns the flow of heat in a 2dimensional domain represented by n x n cells."
 Boundary Layer Convection Applets  Computes incompressible laminar boundary layers with heat transfer and incompressible turbulent boundary layers; for student use only and "not intended as general purpose codes for use by working professionals in the field."
 2D Heat Conduction  2D steady and unsteady heat conduction; for student use only and "not intended as general purpose codes for use by working professionals in the field."
 ThermoElectric Device Simulation  ThermoElectric Device Simulation  This is an interactive simulation of a thermoelectric device, which converts heat energy directly into electrical energy. Change the hot and cold side temperatures, material properties and load resistance and calculate the electrical energy generated.
Sound
 Acoustics Software  Various acoustics calculations, including atmospheric absorption, barrier correction, decibels demo, frequency weighting, infrasound G weighting, loudness calculator, noise criterion, noise rating, octave summation, speed of sound, vibration isolation.
 The vOICe Java Applet  "This fully interactive page allows you to draw your own 64 × 64, 16 greytone image and immediately hear the corresponding 64voice polyphonic soundscape being synthesized on the fly!"
Light and Optics
 Light Refraction  Input incident angle and wavelength and index of refraction, and calculate refracted wavelength and angle.
 Young's Double Slit Interference  When a light source is split by passing it through two slits and projected onto a screen, an interference pattern is generated. Adjust the distance, d, between the slits and the distance, L, to the screen, and see the generated pattern.
 Optical Table 1.0  This applet "visually traces the paths of rays. It is intended to teach the principles of reflection,
refraction, and optics to high school and undergraduate students."
ElectroMagnetism
 Electric Charges in Java  "This applet allows you to see in a graphical way concepts like electric and potential fields."
 Exploring Electric Fields  "Place punctual electric charges and visualize the effect of the electric field they create!"
 Charged particle motion in E/M Field  Shows "The motion of a charged particle in a uniform and constant electric/ magnetic field"
 VRML Gallery of Electromagnetism  Visualize the "vector fields of electromagnetism" with this gallery of applets, including including vectors, charged points, dipoles, charged spheres, cylinders, and planes, Faraday's law, AmpereMaxwell Law, and line integrals.
Statistical and Quantum Mechanics
 Java Applets for Quantum Mechanics  Applets include Young interference fringes with individual atoms,propagation of a free gaussian wavepacket, steps and barriers in one dimension, linear superposition of two eigenstates, linear superposition of harmonicoscillator eigenstates, Larmor precession, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, etc.
 Kinetic Theory I  "This Java applet simulates a 2 dimensional gas of hard spheres. It illustrates several important concepts in statistical mechanics/kinetic theory, such as: mean free path and average time between collisions, the approach to thermal equilibrium and the MaxwellBoltzmann speed distribution, and the question of macroscopic irreversibility vs. microscopic reversibility."
 Schrödinger Wave Equation Simulation  The Schrödinger equation "... is a parabolic partial differential equation in space and time
commonly refered to as the wave equation...[and]...is of fundamental importance in a wide range of physical phenomena where quantum mechanics is important. This applet "allows user control of the simulation parameters and realtime numerical solutions to the wave equation."
Atomic and Nuclear
 Periodic Table of Elements  Click on an element in the Periodic Table and generate a dynamic view of the atom.
 Radioactive Decay  Calculator for radioactive decay.
 Fowler's Physics Applets  A number of physics applets, including Rutherford scattering from a Thomson atom and from a nuclear atom, Einstein's explanation of Brownian motion, onedimensional oneatom classical gas, etc.
 Molecular Dynamics Simulation in Java  "It offers an experimental environment for simple molecular dynamics simulations. Main intention was to provide fast visual feedback of a single simulated molecule instead of very exact scientific results or simulating larger systems."
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