Barbara Kaskosz, University of Rhode Island
Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
This Flash Forum article provides examples and Flash CS3 source code for plotting a parametrically defined curve in space and tracing velocity and acceleration components as arrows on the graph. Any functions can be entered by the user and the applet also contains a series of interesting examples for teaching. The full Flash source file is available in the compressed folder, motion3d_as3.zip. You must have the Flash CS3 authoring environment installed on your computer to view or edit the source files.
Note that you will need to have the free Flash 9 player plugin installed on your machine to properly view the material linked below.
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