Reaction Time Java Applet 

Would you like to measure your reation time? Would you like to estimate how fast you can drive on the highway?

Try this. Just Press ( each clicks to the start button will create a new window)

Your browser can't run 1.0 Java applets, so here's a picture of the window the program brings up:


What you need to do: Click the Brake button when the red light turns on. (Not just pressed on it)

Reaction time : the lapse of time between stimulation and the beginning of response.

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Friction coefficient

Typical value of tires  static coefficient  kinetic coefficient
auto tires on dry concrete 1.0 0.7-0.8
auto tires on wet concrete 0.7 0.5
auto tires on icyconcrete 0.3 0.02