Visual physics and mathematics

This book will present images and animations which illustrate points of physics or mathematics.

Anyone is invited to contribute.

Classical mechanicsEdit


Fluid dynamicsEdit

Sound waves :

Flow around a cylinder:

Flow around a wing:

Venturi Effect:

Dynamical systemsEdit

Flows near a point of equilibriumEdit







Several points of equilibriumEdit


Limit cyclesEdit


Lorenz systemEdit






Chua systemEdit




Pi and the relationship between a circle's circumference:

Quantum PhysicsEdit

Heisenberg indeterminacy:

Wave-particle duality:

Solitary wavelet or particle?

Interference of a particle with itself: