Teaching Classical Mechanics using Smartphones

  title={Teaching Classical Mechanics using Smartphones},
  author={Jo{\"e}l Chevrier and Laya Madani and Simon Ledenmat and Ahmad Bsiesy},
A number of articles published in this column have dealt with topics in classical mechanics.1–3 This note describes some additional examples employing a smartphone and the new software iMecaProf.4 Steve Jobs presented the iPhone as “perfect for gaming.”5 Thanks to its microsensors connected in real time to the numerical world, physics teachers could add that smartphones are “perfect for teaching science.” The software iMecaProf displays in real time the measured data on a screen. The visual… 

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4] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORcu-c-qnjg

  • 4] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORcu-c-qnjg

] iMecaProf can be downloaded at: https://dl.dropbox.com/s/7qln80wiqbxl9ne/iMecaProf%203

  • ] iMecaProf can be downloaded at: https://dl.dropbox.com/s/7qln80wiqbxl9ne/iMecaProf%203


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