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M. Wittmann and B. Ambrose
This set of tutorials explores forces and potentials in three dimensions. Students develop the concepts of conservative forces and potentials. The mathematical tools of the gradient,…

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A. Titus
These web pages contain problems to supplement the introductory textbook, Matter and Interactions by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. These problems are for Volume 1, Chapter 1 on…

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A. Duffy; Publisher: Boston University
This Java applet illustrates the tail-to-tip method of adding vectors. The user can adjust lengths and angles of two vectors and view the resultant vector sum and components. Users…

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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann
J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 208-211.
Research has shown that students have difficulties with vectors in college introductory physics courses and high school physics courses; furthermore, students have been shown to…

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Publisher: University of Calgary
This applet is an interactive demonstration of the cross product. The user can alter the magnitude and direction of the two vectors being multiplied. The cross product is displayed…

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D. Austin and B. Martin; Publisher: University of Calgary
This animation shows how a vector can be broken into components. Step by step, the animation draws the vector, draws axes, determines the projections onto the axes, and gives the…

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G. Gladding; Publisher: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
This is an interactive homework problem for introductory physics students relating to vector subtraction. It depicts two vectors A and B in the x-y plane. Vector C is the difference…

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W. Fendt
This applet demonstrates a method to find two vectors that sum to a given vector. The component vectors can be in any directions relative to the given vector and each other. This is…

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S. Reddy
This applet illustrates the motion of an object in different reference frames. A block moves with a constant velocity on a second object that is also moving. The displacement vectors…

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W. Fendt
This animation gives students a highly visual way to see how the math works in vector addition. Users can input 2-5 forces. The animation then shows the parallel translations of the…
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