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.
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.