Physics Flash Animations
by Don Ion (ion@sbcc.edu)

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Astronomy:
Length of Earth's Day and Night (371KB)

Mechanics:
example: Atwood's Inclined Plane (18.8KB)

Projectile motion

Projectile Range

The Monkey and the Hunter

Newton’s Cannon

Kepler’s Laws

Oscilations and Waves:
Simple Harmonic Motion

The Doppler Effect

Shock Waves

Standing Waves

Heat engines:
The 2 Stroke Engine (17.0KB)
The 4 Stroke Engine (25.4KB)
The Stirling Engine (43.0KB)
The Carnot Cycle

Electricity and Magnetism:

Phasors

LRC Phasors

Optics:
Electric field around an Oscillating Charge
Refraction


Object Image Relationships for a Convex Lens (22.8KB)

Mirror and Lens Ray Geometry

Ray Construction for Concave Mirrors

Ray Construction for Convex Lenses

Ray Construction for Concave Lenses


example: Virtual Object for a Two Convex Lens System (7.00KB)

Thin Film Interference 1
Double Slit Interference
Phasors
Double slit phasors
Multislit phasors
Diffraction1
Quarter Wave Plate / Circular Polarization

Materials:

The Science of the Silicon Solar Cell 

Relativity:
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
Simultaneity
Time Dilation
Length Contraction
Clock Synchronization
Clock Synchronization in Moving Reference Frames