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Orange Coast CollegePhysics 185 Dr. Arnold Guerra IIIIntroduction to PhysLetsI. IntroductionA physletis a Physics (Java) Applet. We use “physlets” to animatephysical phenomena. Specifically we want to collect data from thephyslet animation and perform calculations to answer questions. Thereare hyperlinks(buttons) on the page that are used to control theanimations. Go to this URL:Then click on the “mechanics” menu. Then click on “Ch.1: Introduction to Physlets”,and read the illustrationsand explorationsections.II. Use a caliper to measure various objects
A vernier caliperis a device used to facilitate the reading to a fractional part of thesmallest division on a scale. It consists of a small auxiliary scalecalled a vernier onthe movable arm, which slides along the edge of the main scale. You read the caliperby placing an object in the caliper, and reading off of the vernier. The 0 line on the movable arm tells you centimeters and tenths of centimeters. To