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By T.J. Bensky

This ebook indicates how the web-based PhysGL programming atmosphere (at http://physgl.org) can be utilized to educate and examine simple mechanics (physics) utilizing basic coding routines. The book's topic is that the teachings encountered in this type of path can be utilized to generate physics-based animations, delivering scholars with compelling and self-made visuals to assist their studying. subject matters provided parallel these present in a conventional physics textual content, making for easy integration right into a normal lecture-based physics direction. clients will enjoy the convenience at which compelling OpenGL-based pics and animations could be produced utilizing PhysGL, in addition to its fresh, easy language constructs. the writer argues that coding could be a typical a part of lower-division STEM classes, and gives many anecdotal reports and observations, that come with saw advantages of the coding work.

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