Interactive Applets For Physics - The School of Physics at The University of Edinburgh
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The following resources have been developed by staff and students of the School of Physics at the University of Edinburgh.

2D Lennard-Jones particles
Type: Java Plug-in Applet Topic: Properties of Matter
Date added: 11/10/02 Views: 5139
Description: An applet to illustrate Lennard Jones particles interacting in 2D, allowing real time visualisation of the RDF and variable cooling rate

Crystal lattice viewer
Type: Java Plug-in Applet Topic: Properties of Matter
Date added: 11/10/02 Views: 4265
Description: An applet that allows you to create and rotate a variety of cubic lattices with different bases.

Rotating turntable
Type: Java Plug-in Applet Topic: Mechanics, Kinematics & Dynamics
Date added: 02/10/02 Views: 5878
Description: The torque provided by a fan on a rotating turntable

Wavepacket simulator
Type: Java Plug-in Applet Topic: Vibrations and Waves
Date added: 11/10/02 Views: 4093
Description: To show how a wavepacket can be made from linear addition of individual waves

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