Bouncing Ball Physics

Fun Graphical User Interface that simulates the simplified physics of a ball bouncing off the ground


Updated 11 Feb 2009

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The parameters are:

Ball Radius
Initial Y Velocity
Initial X Velocity
Vertical Speed Conservation (after hitting the ground)
Horizontal Speed Conservation (after hitting the ground)

By using different values for each parameter, the ball's motion changes each time.

Cite As

Husam Aldahiyat (2023). Bouncing Ball Physics (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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