Tag Archives: Simulation

Direct current electrical motor simulation

One of the many great learning objects from Walter Fendt (http://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/index.html).

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Magnetic Field of a Straight Current-Carrying Wire

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PheT

PhEt is a fantastic resource for all Physics students, with loads of simulations in all areas of Physics. You can run the activities directly from the website, or download an installer file from these links: Download installer for Windows (includes … Continue reading

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Reflection and Refraction of Light Waves (Explanation by Huygens’ Principle)

One of the many great learning objects from Walter Fendt (http://www.walter-fendt.de)

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PhET – Bending of light simulation

Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Play with prisms of different shapes and make rainbows. Click to Run An essential for … Continue reading

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PhET – Geometric optics simulation

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PhET – Sound

Click to Run This simulation lets you see sound waves. Adjust the frequency or volume and you can see and hear how the wave changes. Move the listener around and hear what she hears. http://phet.colorado.edu/

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Diffraction of light by a single slit simulation

One of the many great learning objects from Walter Fendt (http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph6en/index.html)

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Interference of light at a double slit simulation

One of the many great learning objects from Walter Fendt (http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph6en/index.html)

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PhET – Fourier: making waves

Click to Run Learn how to make waves of all different shapes by adding up sines or cosines. Make waves in space and time and measure their wavelengths and periods. See how changing the amplitudes of different harmonics changes the … Continue reading

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