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Amusement Park Physics  Exhibit showing how the laws of physics affect amusement park design. Design your own rollercoaster. Find out information about amusement park ride safety statistics and related information.
Central Forces with Java  A JAVA applet to simulate orbits in four different central forces: gravity, Yukawa, 1/R^4 and Black Holes
Freshman Problems in Mechanics  This site links to various problem sets relating to 1 and 2 dimensional kinematics, and is a good place to go for a bit of practice on easy mechanics problems.
HamiltonJacobi Equations  A brief review of the Hamilton Jacobi equations of motion.
How Stuff Works: Block and Tackle  Colorful illustrated tutorial shows how a block and tackle (as well as levers and gears) works.
How Stuff Works: 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.
Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics  A set of web pages giving an introduction into Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, the most important aspects of classical mechanics.
Los Alamos National Library  Classical Physics  A collection of papers on current research into classical physics.
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.
Roller Coaster Physics  discussion on some of physics
The Brachistichrone Problem  A java applet which demonstrates the Brachistichrone problem. This forms a good introduction to the calculus of variations which is important in classical mechanics.
The Physics and Math of SOCCER  Einstein says...
The Principle of Least Action  A brief review of the mathematics and physics involved in the principle of least action.
The Principle of Least Action  A brief review of the mathematics and physics involved in the principle of least action.
