Halliday, Resnick and Walker FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6/e
Chapter Six: Force and Motion II

Satellite Orbits

Interactive NASA Observatorium on satellite orbits and Kepler's Laws tutorial.


Pictures from Newton's Principia and three user-controllable JAVAscript simulations (one for each of Kepler's Laws) nicely illustrate satellite motion.

Inclined Planes and Frictional Forces

Virtual Laboratory, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.


A simulation measuring and describing friction between a block and an inclined plane from the Virtual Lab.

Comments, corrections and suggestions to Dan MacIsaac

HRW 6/e Chapter Index