PhET simulation: Masses and Springs (for SHM)

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An interactive simulation of weights on springs. By setting the friction to zero, you can demonstrate perpertual simple harmonic motion. For students with a physics background, options to turn on the views to see energy, allowing students to see transformation of potential, kinetic and thermal energy. Options to change the friction, tension and gravity provides a rich opportunity to adjust the lesson to class need.

16 February 2013 Edit: 10 April 2020

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