Type:

Other

Description:

This resource is a Java applet-based module relating to the simple harmonic motion produced by a block on a frictionless spring. It features a rich array of tools: motion graphs, energy graphs, vector components, reference circle, zoom toggle, and a data box that displays amplitude, angular frequency, displacement from equilibrium, phase angle, velocity, and acceleration of the oscillating block. Users control the spring constant, mass of the block, and amplitude of the oscillation. A comprehensive help section provides detailed directions and lesson ideas for instructors. This simulation is part of a larger collection of physics resources sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Oscillations and Waves,NSDL,interactive simulation,spring,Grade 9,Undergraduate (Lower Division),unit circle,springs,simple harmonic motion,Classical Mechanics,angular frequency,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508143132389T,lesson plan,Grade 14,Work and Energy,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Grade 13,Life Science,Informal Education,Higher Education,High School,oscillating,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-102,conservation of energy,Simple Harmonic Motion,Physics,SHM,mass and spring,MAP,Education,oscillator,simulation,Engineering,Springs and Oscillators,radian,Oscillations,Conservation of Energy,Hooke's Law,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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