Motion of a ball thrown in the air
Move the green dot to the new center of the display and push "center" to recenter.
Click on the Show Strobe to see 0.2s strobe diagram.
Vx is the X component of the initial velocity.
Vy is the Y component of the initial velocity.
m is the mass of the ball.
A is the shape parameter of the ball for air resistance.
Animation created by John M. Clement © 2000 all rights reserved.
This simulation is based on Physlets® by Wolfgang Christian at Davidson College. The Physlets code may not be sold or commercially distributed for profit without permission of the author.