Position and Time

Direction of the Velocity


Magnitude of the velocity


This simulation represents an object, soccer ball, being kick with an initial velocity which can be selected by changing the value of the text box above. The radial buttons set the ball moving initially upward or downward. However, a negative sign of the initial velocity reverses the direction of motion. A time, velocity, and displacement indicators are displayed when the ball is set in motion. The three indicators function to scale as compared to real time, velocity, and displacement. Nevertheless, the value of these indicators are to scale with each other.

In this simulation, the air resistance has been eliminated. Thus, the ball obey the free fall equations presented above.



















by Luis F. Sez, Ph. D.    Comments and Suggestions: LSaez@dallaswinwin.com