This web page is an interactive physics problem on vector addition. The page explains the concept of breaking a vector into components and adding them together, and works through an example problem. The attached Java applet visualizes the problem.
This is part of a collection of similar simulation-based student activities.
%0 Electronic Source %A Duffy, Andrew %D March 28, 2008 %T Boston University Physics Applets: Vector Addition - Component Method %V 2014 %N 19 April 2014 %8 March 28, 2008 %9 application/java %U http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c3_vadd_comp.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.