Simulations

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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 ISIS Neutron Source
  13. 2.4.A The Ion Source
  14. 2.4.B The Vacuum System
  15. 2.4.C The Linac
  16. 2.4.D The Dipole
  17. 2.4.E The Quadrupole
  18. 2.4.F The Stripping Foil
  19. 2.4.G The Synchrotron
  20. 2.4.H The Extraction Kicker
  21. 2.4.I The Target
  22. 2.4.J The Instruments
  23. 2.4.K Muons
  24. 2.5. e/m Tube
  25. 2.6. Maltese Cross
  26. 2.7. Mass Spectrometer
  27. 2.8. Oscilloscope
  28. 2.9. 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. Three Phase Supply
  9. 6.9. Transformer
  1. 7.1. Circuits
  2. 7.1.A Parallel
  3. 7.1.B Series
  4. 7.2. Decomposing Water
  5. 7.3. Electrolysis
  6. 7.4. EMF and Internal Resistance
  7. 7.5. Explaining Electricity
  8. 7.6. I V Characteristics
  9. 7.7. Potential Divider
  10. 7.8. Potentiometer
  11. 7.9. Resistivity
  12. 7.10. Strain Gauge
  13. 7.11. Unbalance Wheatstone
  14. 7.12. Wheatstone
  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. Hysteresis
  10. 8.10. Induction
  11. 8.11. LVDT
  12. 8.12. Magnetic Fields
  13. 8.13. Moving Coil
  14. 8.14. 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. Hydrostatics
  3. 12.3. River
  4. 12.4. Viscosity
  1. 13.1. Balance
  2. 13.2. Balanced Forces
  3. 13.3. Car Forces
  4. 13.4. Centre of Gravity
  5. 13.5. Equilibrium
  6. 13.6. Force and Acceleration
  7. 13.7. Friction
  8. 13.8. Hookes Law
  9. 13.9. Ladder
  10. 13.10. Lift
  11. 13.11. Pulleys
  12. 13.12. Rotational Equilibrium
  13. 13.13. Springs
  14. 13.14. Tip or Slip
  15. 13.15. 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
  9. 16.9. Ticker Timer
  1. 17.1. A sin Bx
  2. 17.2. Instant Equation Plotter
  3. 17.3. Graph Plot Read
  4. 17.4. Interactive Polynomial Plotter
  5. 17.5. Matrices
  6. 17.6. Numerical Integration
  7. 17.7. Plotting
  8. 17.8. Polar Coordinates
  9. 17.9. Resolving Vectors
  10. 17.10. Sin Cos Tan
  11. 17.11. Trigonometry to Waves
  12. 17.12. 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. Calibration
  3. 19.3. Micrometer
  4. 19.4. Reflex Time
  5. 19.5. Velocity
  6. 19.6. Vernier
  7. 19.7. Mouse Click Timer
  8. 19.8. Mouse Displacement Recorder
  9. 19.9. Mouse X Position Recorder
  10. 19.10. Mouse Y 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. Air Wedge
  2. 21.2. Colour Filters
  3. 21.3. Colour Match
  4. 21.4. Colour Photography
  5. 21.5. Dispersion
  6. 21.6. Eye
  7. 21.7. Grating Measurement
  8. 21.8. Holography
  9. 21.9. Imaging
  10. 21.10. Lenses
  11. 21.11. Mirrors
  12. 21.12. Mirror Images
  13. 21.13. Newtons Rings
  14. 21.14. Polarisation
  15. 21.15. Prisms
  16. 21.16. Refraction
  17. 21.17. Speed of Light
  1. 22. AQA
  2. 22.1. Waves on a String
  3. 22.2. Double Slit Interference
  4. 22.3. Gravity by Free Fall
  5. 22.4. Youngs Modulus by Extension
  6. 22.5. Resistivity of Wire Samples
  7. 22.6. EMF and Internal Resistance
  8. 22.7. Simple Harmonic Motion
  9. 22.8. Charles and Boyles Gas Laws
  10. 22.9. Capacitor Charging and Discharging
  11. 22.10. Lorentz Force on Conductor
  12. 22.11. Search Coil in Magnetic Field
  13. 22.12. Gamma Rays Inverse Square
  14. 22. Edexel
  15. 22.13. Acceletration of Free Fall
  16. 22.14. Resistivity
  17. 22.15. EMF and Internal Resistance
  18. 22.16. Viscosity by Falling Ball
  19. 22.17. Youngs Modulus
  20. 22.18. Speed of Sound
  21. 22.19. Vibrating Strings
  22. 22.20. Wavelength by Diffraction
  23. 22.21. Force and Momentum
  24. 22.22. Collisions
  25. 22.23. Capacitors
  26. 22.24. Thermistors
  27. 22.25. Latent Heat
  28. 22.26. Pressure and Volume
  29. 22.27. Alpha Beta Gamma
  30. 22.28. Masses on Springs
  31. 22. OCR
  32. 22.29. Acceleration of Free Fall
  33. 22.30. Youngs Modulus by Extension
  34. 22.31. Resistivity of Metals
  35. 22.32. Potential Divider Circuits
  36. 22.33. Wavelength by Youngs Slits
  37. 22.34. Planck's Constant by LEDs
  38. 22.35. Absoption of Alpha, Beta, Gamma
  39. 22.36. Absolute Zero Estimation
  40. 22.37. Capacitor charging / Discharging
  41. 22.38. Factors affecting Simple Harmonic Motion
  42. 22.39. Specific Heat Capacity
  1. 23.1. Aneroid Barometer
  2. 23.2. Hydraulic Jack
  3. 23.3. Manometer
  4. 23.4. Mercury Barometer
  5. 23.5. Pressure from Molecules
  1. 24.1. Absorption Spectrometer
  2. 24.2. Emission Spectrometer
  3. 24.3. Energy Levels
  4. 24.4. Franck Hertz
  5. 24.5. Light Quanta
  6. 24.6. Millikan
  7. 24.7. Photoelectric Effect
  1. 25.1. Beta Penetration
  2. 25.2. Cloud Chamber
  3. 25.3. Geiger Muller
  4. 25.4. Half Life
  5. 25.5. Inverse Square
  6. 25.6. Nuclear Reactions
  7. 25.7. Nuclear Stability
  8. 25.8. Random
  1. 26.1 Ampere
  2. 26.2 Old Ampere
  3. 26.3 Candela
  4. 26.4 Josephson Junction
  5. 26.5 Kelvin
  6. 26.6 Kilogram
  7. 26.7 Metre
  8. 26.8 Mole
  9. 26.9 Quantum Hall Effect
  10. 26.10 Second
  1. 27.1. Coupled Pendulums
  2. 27.2. Damping
  3. 27.3. Hoop Resonance
  4. 27.4. Newtons Cradle
  5. 27.4. Pendulum Array
  6. 27.6. Resonance
  7. 27.7. Resonant Tube
  8. 27.8. SHM Phases
  9. 27.9. Simple Harmonic Motion
  1. 28.1. Beating
  2. 28.2. Doppler
  3. 28.3. Echo
  4. 28.4. HIFU
  5. 28.5. Impulse Excitation
  6. 28.6. Lisothotropy
  7. 28.7. Pipes
  8. 28.8. Sonar
  9. 28.9. Sound Experiments
  10. 28.10. Sound Generator
  11. 28.11. Sound Level
  12. 28.12. Spectrum Analyser
  13. 28.13. Spectrum Visualiser
  14. 28.14. String
  15. 28.15. Tumours
  16. 28.16. Velocity from Doppler
  1. 29.1. Absolute Scale
  2. 29.2. Bimetallic Strip
  3. 29.3. Platinum Resistance
  4. 29.4. Thermistor
  5. 29.5. Thermocouple
  6. 29.6. Thermometer
  1. 30.1. Diffraction
  2. 30.2. Group Velocity
  3. 30.3. Huygens
  4. 30.4. Lissajou
  5. 30.5. Longitudinal Transverse
  6. 30.6. Microwaves Youngs Slits
  7. 30.7. Phasors
  8. 30.8. Red Shift
  9. 30.9. Reflection Transmission
  10. 30.10. Ripple Tank
  11. 30.11. Single Slit Diffraction
  12. 30.12. Slinky
  13. 30.13. Standing Microwaves
  14. 30.14. Stationary Waves
  15. 30.15. Water Diffraction
  16. 30.16. Wave Interference
  17. 30.17. Wave on a String
  18. 30.18. Wave Speed
  19. 30.19. Youngs Slits
  1. 31.1. Bragg Diffraction
  2. 31.2. Clinical Linac
  3. 31.3. Radiotherapy
  4. 31.4. Tomography
  5. 31.5. X Rays
  1. 32.1. AC Oscilloscope
  2. 32.2. AC Transient Recorder
  3. 32.3. Atomic Force Microscope
  4. 32.4. Gravimeter
  5. 32.5. Morse Code Receiver
  6. 32.6. Morse Code Transmitter
  7. 32.7. Odometer Mouse
  8. 32.8. PID Control
  9. 32.9. Power Logger V2
  10. 32.10 Scanning Electron Microscope
  11. 32.11. Signal Generator
  12. 32.12. Thermal Wave Imaging
  13. 32.13. Water Rocket