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# 13.5: Flash Animations for Physics

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We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window.

The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. Also included is the minimum version of the Flash player that is required; the player is available free from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. The categories are:

• Chaos
• Classical Mechanics
• Electricity and Magnetism
• Fluid Mechanics
• Micrometer Caliper
• Miscellaneous
• Nuclear
• Optics
• Oscilloscope
• Quantum Mechanics
• Relativity
• Sound Waves
• Vectors
• Waves

In addition, I have prepared a small tutorial in using Flash to do Physics animations. It contains screen shots and embedded Flash animations, so the file size is a 173k. You may view it in a separate window at http://faraday.physics.utoronto.ca/PVB/Harrison/Flash/Tutorial/FlashPhysics.html.

## The Animations

There are 99 animations listed below. Some are simple; others are more complex. The most recent animations added to the list are identified.

These animations have been translated into Catalan, Spanish and Basque:

En aquest enllaç http://www.meet-physics.net/David-Harrison podeu trobar la versió al català de les animacions Flash de Física.

Las animaciones Flash de Física se han traducido al español, y están disponibles en esta dirección:
http://www.meet-physics.net/David-Harrison

Fisikako Flash animazioak euskeratu dira eta helbide honetan eskura daitezke
http://www.meet-physics.net/David-Harrison

Many animations have been translated into Greek by Vangelis Koltsakis. The web site is: users.sch.gr/ekoltsakis/nt/harrison/harrison.htm

Many animations have been translated into Dutch by Jacques Bijvoet, Dalton Lyceum Barendrecht. http://www.xs4all.nl/~jafrma/Harrison/

Most animations have been translated into Hungarian by Sandor Nagy, Eötvös Loránd University. Üdv a magyar látogatónak! Nagy Sándor egyik gyűjteményében (http://nasa.web.elte.hu/Harrisonia/) 68 magyarított animációmat találja meg magyar szövegkörnyezetben.

Many animations have been translated into Polish by the edukator.pl team. Do wspaniałego dorobku Davida Harrisona polską wersję językową wykonał zespół edukator.pl - Fundacja Nauka i Wiedza. http://www.edukator.pl/APLETY,7365.html

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