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Brian Campbell-Deem, Math198

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Physible: Making Physics Visible

Physible is more or less an amalgamation of smaller projects, each displaying a different simulation of of some physical scenario. The subprojects are bound together into one program, which may be explored and interacted with at the wish of the user. Through its visual representation of the actual math behind the physics, along with the ease of user interactivity to shape the conditions to their liking, Physible gives the user intuition and understanding on how a system behaves.


Each of my program pieces is written in Python using the Vpython library. To run them, find their respective files under 'Project' at the top, download a copy, and then execute it using your local python distribution (making sure you have the Vpython library installed). Some programs will ask for input before running, but they are descriptive and list a range of acceptable answers.