Physlet Applications at Warren Wilson College

Physlets are programmable applets developed for physics applications by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni at Davidson College

The applications here are scripted by Donald F. Collins of Warren Wilson College

The Physlet applications at Warren Wilson College reflect the type of situations studied in Workshop Physics - physics without lectures developed at Dickinson College by Priscilla W. Laws.


Simple motion with no forces

Inertia and retarding forces


Position, velocity, acceleration of fan carts.

Fancart with fit to velocity

Circular Motion

Fancart with equal and opposing fans

Fancart launched against the thrust

Lunar Phases Physlet - user drags a simulated moon around earth to set a particular phase.

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