Web site contains java applet which simulates the forces acting on a baseball. The user can change the speed, the spin, the angle and the height of the ball. Additionally, the user can choose from among several ball parks, and weather conditions. The simulation shows the effect of the various parameters on the path of the ball. Several views of the path of the ball are provided.
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Keywords:NSDL,air pressure,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Dynamics of Fluids,Fluid Mechanics,spin,curve ball,altitude,Other Sciences,strike,Informal Education,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905112414040T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),lift,baseball,Physics,Aerodynamics,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience
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