the NASA Glenn Research Center
Web site contains java applet which simulates the forces acting on a baseball. The user can change the speed, the spin, the angle and the height of the ball. Additionally, the user can choose from among several ball parks, and weather conditions. The simulation shows the effect of the various parameters on the path of the ball. A wind tunnel panel allows the user to use velocity and pressure probes.
Please note that this resource requires
Java Applet Plug-in.
%0 Electronic Source %A NASA Glenn Research Center, %T CurveBall %E Benson, Tom %V 2014 %N 2 September 2014 %9 application/java %U http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/foil2b.html
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