Dynamics - Advanced

The Not-so-simple Pendulum 1

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.

Little Little G

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

See how little g and your weight varies around the world. Did this variation help Bob Beamon to long-jumping succes in 1968?

Falling Beads

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Explore the patterns made by many beads sliding down a set of smooth rods

Earth Orbit

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth follows around the sun.

The Not-so-simple Pendulum 2

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Things are roughened up and friction is now added to the approximate simple pendulum

Phase Space

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Explore the issues surrounding the concept of Phase Space.