Sliding down a ramp

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The object slides down the ramp without friction, toward a spring at the bottom. You can plot the gravitational potential energy (red), the kinetic energy (green), and the elastic potential energy (blue) as a function of time or position.

Simulation first posted on 6-4-2016. Written by Andrew Duffy

Updated 7-18-2017 (block instead of a ball) by AD

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