Simulations

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(there are 300!)
 
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Full List of Simulations
  1. 1.1. Cepheid Variables
  2. 1.2. Gravity on Planets
  3. 1.3. Day Year
  4. 1.4. Hubble
  5. 1.5. Kepler
  6. 1.6. Lander
  7. 1.7. Moon Phases
  8. 1.8. Orbits
  9. 1.9. Parallax
  10. 1.10. Sun Earth Moon
  11. 1.11. Tides
  1. 2.1. Cathode Ray Oscilloscope Inside
  2. 2.2. Cockroft Walton
  3. 2.3. Diamond Synchrotron
  4. 2.3.A Electron Gun
  5. 2.3.B Linac
  6. 2.3.C Dipole
  7. 2.3.D Quadrupole
  8. 2.3.E Electromagnetic Waves from Charges
  9. 2.3.F Residual Molecules
  10. 2.3.G RF Cavity
  11. 2.3.H Undulator
  12. 2.4. e/m Tube
  13. 2.5. Maltese Cross
  14. 2.6. Mass Spectrometer
  15. 2.7. Oscilloscope
  16. 2.8. Velocity Selector
  1. 3.1. Angular Inertia
  2. 3.2. Belt Drive
  3. 3.3. Centripetal Force
  4. 3.4. Circular Motion
  5. 3.5. Cogs
  6. 3.6. Coriolis
  7. 3.7. Hub Gears
  8. 3.8. Worm Screw
  1. 4.1. Digital Image Grey
  2. 4.2. Digitising
  3. 4.3. Fourier
  4. 4.4. Modulation
  5. 4.5. Noise in transmission
  6. 4.6. Sampling
  7. 4.7. Transmitting Images
  1. 5.1. Bullet Speed
  2. 5.2. Loop the Loop
  3. 5.3. Momentum
  4. 5.4. Power
  5. 5.5. Roller Coaster
  6. 5.6. Stopping Distance
  7. 5.7. Work
  8. 5.8. 2D Collisions
  1. 6.1. AC Power
  2. 6.2. AC Rectification
  3. 6.3. Capacitor Reactance
  4. 6.4. Generator
  5. 6.5. Inductor Reactance
  6. 6.6. LCR Reactance
  7. 6.7. Power Distribution
  8. 6.8. Transformer
  1. 7.1. Circuits
  2. 7.2.A Parallel
  3. 7.3.B Series
  4. 7.4. Decomposing Water
  5. 7.5. Electrolysis
  6. 7.6. Explaining Electricity
  7. 7.7. I V Characteristics
  8. 7.8. Potential Divider
  9. 7.9. Potentiometer
  10. 7.10. Resistivity
  1. 8.1. AC Generator
  2. 8.2. Bell
  3. 8.3. Coil Transformer
  4. 8.4. Current Balance
  5. 8.5. DC Motor and Generator
  6. 8.6. Dynamo
  7. 8.7. Eddy Current Pendulum
  8. 8.8. Hall Probe
  9. 8.9. Induction
  10. 8.10. LVDT
  11. 8.11. Magnetic Fields
  12. 8.12. Moving Coil
  13. 8.13. Switched Mode Transformer
  1. 9.1. Capacitor
  2. 9.2. Capacitor Combinations
  3. 9.3. Diodes
  4. 9.4. High Pass Filter
  5. 9.5. Light Dependent Resistor
  6. 9.6. Light Emitting Diodes
  7. 9.7. Logic Gates
  8. 9.8. Low Pass Filter
  9. 9.9. Operational Amplifiers
  10. 9.10.A Voltage Comparator
  11. 9.11.B Non Inverting Amplifier
  12. 9.12.C Inverting Amplifier
  13. 9.13.D Adder
  14. 9.14.E Difference Amplifier
  15. 9.15.F Differentiating Amplifier
  16. 9.16.G Integrator
  17. 9.17.H Digital to Analogue
  18. 9.18.I Subtractor
  19. 9.19. Oscillator
  20. 9.20. Photodiodes
  21. 9.21. Semiconductors
  22. 9.22. Thermistor
  23. 9.23. Transistor
  24. 9.24.A Input Characteristics
  25. 9.25.B Output Characteristics
  26. 9.26.C Current Transfer Characteristics
  27. 9.27.D The Transistor as an Audio Amplifier
  28. 9.28. Zener Diodes
  1. 10.1. Electrometer
  2. 10.2. Electrostatic Induction
  3. 10.3. Electrostatic Pendulum
  4. 10.4. Van Der Graaf
  1. 11.1.A Coal
  2. 11.2.B Oil
  3. 11.3. Domestic Solar Heating
  4. 11.4. Gas
  5. 11.5. Geothermal
  6. 11.6. Hydroelectric Power
  7. 11.7. Nuclear Power
  8. 11.8. Solar Power
  9. 11.9. Tidal Barrage
  10. 11.10. Wave Energy
  11. 11.11. Wind Power
  1. 12.1. Bernoulli
  2. 12.2. River
  3. 12.3. Viscosity
  1. 13.1. Balance
  2. 13.2. Balanced Forces
  3. 13.3. Car Forces
  4. 13.4. Centre of Gravity
  5. 13.5. Force and Acceleration
  6. 13.6. Friction
  7. 13.7. Hookes Law
  8. 13.8. Ladder
  9. 13.9. Pulleys
  10. 13.10. Springs
  11. 13.11. Tip or Slip
  12. 13.12. Torques and Moments
  1. 14.1. 4 Stroke Engine
  2. 14.2. Boyles Charles
  3. 14.3. Diesel Engine
  4. 14.4. Diffusion
  5. 14.5. Heat Pump
  6. 14.6. Isothermal Adiabatic
  7. 14.7. Steam Engine
  8. 14.8. Stirling Engine
  1. 15.1. Conduction
  2. 15.2. Constant Flow
  3. 15.3. Convection
  4. 15.4. Gas Expansion
  5. 15.5. Heat and Area
  6. 15.6. Heat Capacity
  7. 15.7. Latent Heat
  8. 15.8. Liquid Expansion
  9. 15.9. Melting
  10. 15.10. Mixtures Method
  11. 15.11. Radiation
  12. 15.12. Solid Expansion
  13. 15.13. Vapourisation
  14. 15.14. Weather
  1. 16.1. Ballistic Trolley
  2. 16.2. Bounce Meter
  3. 16.3. Bouncing Graphs
  4. 16.4. Falling Target
  5. 16.5. Graphs
  6. 16.6. Gravity
  7. 16.7. Projectiles
  8. 16.8. Terminal Velocity
  1. 17.1. A sin Bx
  2. 17.2. Instant Equation Plotter
  3. 17.3. Interactive Polynomial Plotter
  4. 17.4. Matrices
  5. 17.5. Numerical Integration
  6. 17.6. Plotting
  7. 17.7. Polar Coordinates
  8. 17.8. Resolving Vectors
  9. 17.9. Sin Cos Tan
  10. 17.10. Trigonometry to Waves
  11. 17.11. Vectors
  1. 18.1. Alpha Scattering
  2. 18.2. Atomic Density
  3. 18.3. Brownian Motion
  4. 18.4. Density
  5. 18.5. Elastic Plastic
  6. 18.6. Floating Density
  7. 18.7. Hardness
  8. 18.8. Moduli
  9. 18.9. Molecular Model
  10. 18.10. Toughness
  11. 18.11. Youngs Modulus
  1. 19.1. Acceleration
  2. 19.2. Micrometer
  3. 19.3. Reflex Time
  4. 19.4. Velocity
  5. 19.5. Vernier
  6. 19.6. Mouse Click Timer
  7. 19.7. Mouse Displacement Recorder
  8. 19.8. Mouse X Position Recorder
  9. 19.9. Mouse X Position Recorder
  1. 20.1. Precision Accuracy
  2. 20.2. Random Systematic
  3. 20.3. Significant Figures
  4. 20.4. Uncertainties in Area
  5. 20.5. Uncertainties in Volume
  1. 21.1. Colour Filters
  2. 21.2. Colour Match
  3. 21.3. Colour Photography
  4. 21.4. Dispersion
  5. 21.5. Eye
  6. 21.6. Grating Measurement
  7. 21.7. Imaging
  8. 21.8. Lenses
  9. 21.9. Mirrors
  10. 21.10. Mirror Images
  11. 21.11. Polarisation
  12. 21.12. Prisms
  13. 21.13. Refraction
  14. 21.14. Speed of Light
  1. 22.1. Aneroid Barometer
  2. 22.2. Hydraulic Jack
  3. 22.3. Manometer
  4. 22.4. Mercury Barometer
  5. 22.5. Pressure from Molecules
  1. 23.1. Absorption Spectrometer
  2. 23.2. Emission Spectrometer
  3. 23.3. Energy Levels
  4. 23.4. Franck Hertz
  5. 23.5. Light Quanta
  6. 23.6. Millikan
  7. 23.7. Photoelectric Effect
  1. 24.1. Beta Penetration
  2. 24.2. Cloud Chamber
  3. 24.3. Geiger Muller
  4. 24.4. Half Life
  5. 24.5. Inverse Square
  6. 24.6. Nuclear Reactions
  7. 24.7. Nuclear Stability
  8. 24.8. Random
  1. 25.1. Coupled Pendulums
  2. 25.2. Damping
  3. 25.3. Newtons Cradle
  4. 25.4. Pendulum Array
  5. 25.5. Resonance
  6. 25.6. Resonant Tube
  7. 25.7. SHM Phases
  8. 25.8. Simple Harmonic Motion
  1. 26.1. Beating
  2. 26.2. Doppler
  3. 26.3. Echo
  4. 26.4. HIFU
  5. 26.5. Impulse Excitation
  6. 26.6. Lisothotropy
  7. 26.7. Pipes
  8. 26.8. Sonar
  9. 26.9. Sound Experiments
  10. 26.10. Sound Generator
  11. 26.11. Sound Level
  12. 26.12. Spectrum Analyser
  13. 26.13. Spectrum Visualiser
  14. 26.14. String
  15. 26.15. Tumours
  16. 26.16. Velocity from Doppler
  1. 27.1. Absolute Scale
  2. 27.2. Bimetallic Strip
  3. 27.3. Thermistor
  4. 27.4. Thermocouple
  5. 27.5. Thermometer
  1. 28.1. Diffraction
  2. 28.2. Group Velocity
  3. 28.3. Huygens
  4. 28.4. Lissajou
  5. 28.5. Longitudinal Transverse
  6. 28.6. Microwaves Youngs Slits
  7. 28.7. Red Shift
  8. 28.8. Reflection Transmission
  9. 28.9. Ripple Tank
  10. 28.10. Single Slit Diffraction
  11. 28.11. Slinky
  12. 28.12. Standing Microwaves
  13. 28.13. Stationary Waves
  14. 28.14. Water Diffraction
  15. 28.15. Wave Interference
  16. 28.16. Wave on a String
  17. 28.17. Wave Speed
  18. 28.18. Youngs Slits
  1. 29.1. Bragg Diffraction
  2. 29.2. Radiotherapy
  3. 29.3. Tomography
  4. 29.4. X Rays
  1. 30.1. AC Oscilloscope
  2. 30.2. AC Transient Recorder
  3. 30.3. Atomic Force Microscope
  4. 30.4. Morse Code Receiver
  5. 30.5. Morse Code Transmitter
  6. 30.6. Power Logger V2
  7. 30.7. Scanning Electron Microscope
  8. 30.8. Signal Generator
  9. 30.9. Thermal Wave Imaging
  10. 30.10. Water Rocket