Discrete Spinning Top

by Alexander Bobenko and Yuri Suris "Discrete time Lagrangian mechanics on Lie groups, with an application to the Lagrange top", SFB288 Preprint (1998)

realization by Ulrich Heller

This is the default version. It allows for the use of the mouse to move the camera position and the initial position of the top. The alteration of certain data causes the animation to stop. (Restart with Start/Stop) The control panel can be shown/disposed using ESC.

Default version

However, browsers cannot handle JAVA properly on top of MS-WINDOWS, so we offer a "pc version", which in fact offers about the same features as the above one.

PC version