A kinematic cart simulator

physics simulation

Instructions: click in the space above the cart to launch the ball.
Explanation: The x and y motions are independent. The cart always stays in the same x position as the ball, unless there is an acceleration acting on the ball, like drag.

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kinematic cart simulation
linear motion

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