A computer-supported course in mechanics

Based on the simulation program xyZET and hypertext
  • Hermann Härtel
  • Michael Lüdke
Applications in Engineering and Science
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1108)


A simulation environment for physics, called xyZET, has been developed, aimed at supporting the teacher during classroom work and the students for practising and training. xyZET comes in two versions, one with the full control panel, offering access to all didactically meaningful parameters, and a second one with a list of commands to be embedded in html-type documents. An introductory course in mechanics has been developed to demonstrate the potential of this new way of integrating simulation with hypertext.


Junior High School Student Meaningful Parameter Complex User Interface Protocol Form Emission Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Härtel
    • 1
  • Michael Lüdke
    • 1
  1. 1.IPNKiel

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