Name: [116] Erik Thompson
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Description: Hi! I am currently a full time student at California State University Long Beach. I recently began to do research in molecular dynamics. I have interests in Python programming, physics, chemistry, and 3D simulation. Also I like bird watching! Here are some of photos I've taken: http://ww ...

VPython: Spring Force [ID:087] (9/9)

in series: VPython - Physics and 3D in Python

video tutorial by Erik Thompson, added 03/07

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In this episode we model the behavior of a spring according to Hooke's Law and take a look at dragging and dropping objects in VPython.

Uploaded on 18th November 2006, running time 19 minutes.

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5. lulzim skraqi Sat, 01 May 2010 05:39

hi.i need lfinished simulations for high school lessons


4. anonymous Sun, 23 Aug 2009 02:03

Congrats on a great series Erik. I enjoyed your live presentation, it is good to see the problems that happen to us all and learn your methods for resolving them. By seeing you develop the solution in real time I learnt some of your design techniques which is more useful than being handed the solution!


3. anonymous Mon, 16 Mar 2009 13:02

Hi everybody!!

I am new in the python world and i would like to learn how to make animations using this surprising language.

Thank you


Hi anon, I quite agree, I'd love to see more VPython or indeed any physics content, it is a great way to learn.

This series was a surprise hit on Reddit just last week:

http://programming.reddit.com/info/19d3a/comments

just a pity about the commenter not watching with enough attention :-)

Ian.


thanks Erik, hope there are more tutorials to come.


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