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Uniform Circular Motion

The blue object is connected to a spring and is oscillating with a certain frequency.

The red object is connected to a circle which rotates with the frequency as the spring.

If you measure the x-coordinate of each object as a function of time, you notice that they are exactly the same.


Start Animation






are scriptable Java Applets written by Wolfgang Christian of Davison College.

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