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Physics Applets in HTML5

This page contains links to physics applets that I am developing in HTML 5. These applets will work on any browser that supports HTML 5, including those used on iPads, iPhones, and Android devices.

These applets are inspired by the PHET applets.

Newton's Second Law
Picture of Newton's Second Law applet

Centripetal Force
Picture of Centripetal Force applet

Minkowski Space-Time Diagram
Picture of space-time applet

Special Relativity Lorentz Transforms
Picture of Lorentz applet

Related sim: Wolfgang Bauer's Relativity - Twin Paradox sim ( Link to original source )

Thin Lens Simulator
Picture of thin lens sim

Note: This is a slight modification of:

Andrew Duffy's Original Thin Lens Simulator


Additional HTML5 Simulations

In case you want to use any physics simulations in your classes, here are links to some great HTML5 simulations

Some useful HTML5 resources:

  1. Creating Interactive Web Simulation using HTML5 and Javascript by Dan Schroeder (good list of resource links here.)
  2. Creating Physics Simulations for Smartphones, Tablet Devices, and Computers in HTML5 Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State University (another good list of resource links here.)
  3. Introduction to Programming the HTML5 Canvas by Elaine Blomeyer
  4. HTML5 ROCKS Case Study: Auto-Resizing HTML5 Games by Derek Detweiler


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