100% developed

Visual physics and mathematics

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This book will present images and animations which illustrate points of physics or mathematics.

Anyone is invited to contribute.

Gravitation[edit | edit source]


Dancing gravitational field.gif

Fluid dynamics[edit | edit source]

Sound waves :

Spherical pressure waves.gif

Flow around a cylinder:

Inviscid flow around a cylinder.gif

Flow around a wing:

Flow around a wing.gif

Venturi Effect:


Magnus effect:

Magnus effect.gif

Karman vortex street:

Karman vortex street.gif



Relativity[edit | edit source]

Relativistic wheels:

Relativistic wheels.gif

Quantum Physics[edit | edit source]

Heisenberg indeterminacy:

Indeterminacy principle.gif

Wave-particle duality:

Wave-particle duality.gif

Solitary wavelet or particle?


Interference of a particle with itself:

Interference of a quantum particle with itself.gif

Chua system[edit | edit source]

From periodicity to chaotic order.gif

Chua attractor.gif Chua attractor 14 4.gif

Chua a=0 to 18 42.gif Chua a=12 6 to 13 8.gif

Lorenz system[edit | edit source]

Lorenz apparition small.gif

Lorenz attractor small.gif

Percolation[edit | edit source]

Percolation zoom.gif

Percolation critique.gif

Transition de percolation 3.gif

Transition de percolation 2.gif

Vibrations[edit | edit source]

Tambour 1.gif
Tambour 1 2.gif
Tambour 2.gif
Tambour 2 2.gif
Tambour 5 3.gif

Shock waves[edit | edit source]

Undercompressive shock wave.gif

Compressive shock wave.gif