Java Physics


Balancing Pole

Rotational inertia (Balancing a vertical pole)

* Drag the "hand" to move in the direction the pole tends to fall over

* Try to stabilize and keep the pole not collapsing as long as possible



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Another Version of this Applet - Taking the "hand" as the frame of reference (Jar file)


Sticks Falling Over

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