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- Amusement Park Physics: How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? Design your own roller coaster and experiment with bumper car collisions.
- An introduction to physics - Mechanics: An introduction to classical mechanics. Suitable for students who are beginning the subject.
- Block and Tackle: Colorful illustrated tutorial shows how a block and tackle (as well as levers and gears) works.
- Central Forces with Java: A JAVA applet to simulate orbits in four different central forces: gravity, Yukawa, 1/R^4 and Black Holes
- Chaotic Systems: A brief overview of chaos theory and applications in classical mechanics.
- Classical Mechanics: Cognitive and educational web-site for students about Newton laws of motion, forces and gravity.
- Classical Mechanics: Basic classical mechanics problems and answers to them.
- Classical Mechanics on About.com: Articles with practical advice and solutions for lots of topical problems.
- Classical Mechanics on Wikipedia: Free online encyclopedia with description of the theory and history of classical mechanics.
- Classical Physics Handbook: Basics and advanced information on classical mechanics.
- Coriolis Force: This site tells about the force originated from Earth rotation.
- Four Forces: Tells about four basic forces in Nature: strong nuclear force, weak nuclear force, electromagnetic force and gravitational force.
- Free Body Diagrams: A short introduction to and description of free body diagrams which are essential for the understanding of classical mechanics.
- Freshman Problems in Mechanics: Links to various problem sets relating to 1 and 2 dimensional kinematics. Easy mechanics problems and solutions.
- General Relativity: This site tells about general relativity theory and the theory of gravitation.
- Gravity: If you want to learn about gravity come here.
- Gyroscope: Graphics, related links and a video combine to show you how gyroscopes work.
- How a Gyroscope Works: Explanation of why a gyroscope should resist being turned in any direction perpendicular to its axis.
- How a Helium Balloon Works: Explanation of lifting capabilities of helium, hydrogen and hot air balloons, from How Stuff Works.
- Kepler's Laws: Article in the Platonic Realms. Gives an novice's overview of Kepler's laws.
- Kepler's Laws: Summary of Kepler's three laws.
- Kinematics: Dedicated to Kinematics - a part of Classical Mechanics, which deals with moving objects.
- Motion in One Dimension: Describes the physics of motion. Intended for students.
- Newton's Laws: Newton's laws for objects with variable mass. Physics of rocket.
- Newton's Laws of Motion: This educational web-site tells about the main laws of classical mechanics and the history of their discovering.
- On a general Method of expressing the Paths of Light,and of the Planets, by the Coefficients of a Characteristic Function: An original paper by William Rowan Hamilton, dated 1833.
- Oscillations: Gives a solution on a symmetric, linear, triatomic molecule problem.
- Physics at Appleby College: A comprehensive collection of Java Applets on Waves, Sound and Light.
- Physics for Beginners: This site covers motion and forces for individuals with no prior knowledge of the subject.
- Physics of Billiards: The basic laws of mechanical physics in real life
- Physics of Sound: Rigorous derivation of sound wave equations from a molecular model of an ideal diatomic gas. General solution of the wave equations. Point source radiating in a moving medium.
- Primitive Potentials and Newton's Laws from Symmetry: Symmetry of function. Finding of primitive without integration-summation. Newton's laws of any order. Mechanics of third order.
- Problems of Gravitation: Gravity phenomena for advanced physicist.
- Rigid Bodies: Separation of motion of centre of mass and rotation about a fixed axis.
- Simulations with Java: Provides several interactive physics simulations such as springs and masses, pendulums, molecules. Objects, mass, gravity, spring stiffness can be modified.
- The Controversy over Newton's Gravitational Constant: History of the gravitational constant.
- The Lagrange Points: Overview of the Lagrange points of the sun-earth-system. Links to a detailed derivation.
- The Physics and Math of Soccer: Discusses shape of a soccer ball, spin effects, motion of projectiles.
- Wave Equation: Mathematical description and derivation of wave equations.
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