Block and Tackle

Colorful illustrated tutorial shows how a block and tackle (as well as levers and gears) works.

http://www.howstuffworks.com/pulley.htm

Classical Mechanics on Wikipedia

Free online encyclopedia with description of the theory and history of classical mechanics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_mechanics

Derivation of Basic Gyroscope Formula

Web page contains a clear, simple and intuitive derivation of this formula.

http://www.andrijar.com/gyroscope/gyroscope.htm

Gravity

Provides definitions of gravity.

http://www.angelfire.com/geek/alphabeta/

Gyroscope

Graphics, related links and a video combine to show you how gyroscopes work.

http://www.howstuffworks.com/gyroscope.htm

How a Helium Balloon Works

Explanation of lifting capabilities of helium, hydrogen and hot air balloons, from How Stuff Works.

http://www.howstuffworks.com/helium.htm

Kepler's Laws

Article in the Platonic Realms. Gives a novice's overview of Kepler's laws.

http://www.mathacademy.com/pr/prime/articles/kepler/index.asp

Mechanics: Statics and Kinematics

Splung.com provides educative material including distance, displacement, velocity, acceleration, linear motion, circular motion, momentum, Newton's laws of motion, simple harmonic motion, energy, work, power, gravitation, Kepler's laws, satellites and friction.

http://www.splung.com/content/sid/2/

Non Linear Mappings

Interactive visualisation of nonlinear mappings, a Java applet simulating the standard map and the Henon map.

http://complexity.xozzox.de/nonlinmappings.html

On a General Method of Expressing the Paths of Light and of the Planets, by the Coefficients of a Characteristic Function

An original paper by William Rowan Hamilton, dated 1833.

http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/Hamilton/LightPlanets/LightPlanets.html

Oscillations and Harmonic Oscillations

Tutorial on this topic.

http://www.examstutor.com/physics/resources/studyroom/waves_and_oscillations/oscillations_and_harmonic_oscillations/

Physics Articles

Discussion of various forms of rotating motion in which the Coriolis effect plays a part, such as the Foucault pendulum and inertial oscillations. Illustrated with animations.

http://www.cleonis.nl/

Physics of Sound

Rigorous derivation of sound wave equations from a molecular model of an ideal diatomic gas. General solution of the wave equations. Point source radiating in a moving medium.

http://www.physicsofsound.com/

Simulations with Java

Provides several interactive physics simulations such as springs and masses, pendulums, molecules. Objects, mass, gravity, spring stiffness can be modified.

http://www.myphysicslab.com/

Soccer Ball Physics

Discusses shape of a soccer ball, spin effects and the motion of projectiles.

http://www.soccerballworld.com/Physics.htm

String Wave Solutions

Provides some solutions for wave equations.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/waves/wavsol.html