Chapter 13: Modeling and Simulating NASA's Launch Abort System Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 CK-12 21st Century Physics - A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies Read Resources Details Chapter Outline 13.1. Introduction13.2. Describing One-Dimensional Motion13.3. Force: The Cause of Motion13.4. Modeling and Simulation13.5. Contact Information13.6. References Chapter Summary Image Attributions Description It is valuable to model and simulate complex systems to better understand how they work and improve their design. Physical laws and assumptions are applied using a computer program to simulate the motion of NASA’s Launch Abort System. Authors: Christopher E. Giersch, Education and Public Outreach Manager (ChristopherG) editor Randall Caton, (RandallC) Editors: John H. Stadler, Reviewer (JohnS) Tags: 2D acceleration air resistance (30 more) analysis CK.SCI.ENG.SE.2.Physics-21st-Century.13 data displacement drag Euler Euler’s Method experiment force gravity Launch Abort System law linear Mass mechanics momentum motion NASA Newton physics plot position projectile propulsion rocket simulation speed two dimensions universal law of gravity velocity Subjects: science Grades: 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 Date Created: Feb 23, 2012 Last Modified: Nov 25, 2014 You can only attach files to chapter which belong to you If you would like to associate files with this chapter, please make a copy first.