Our Publications

Vieyra, R.; Vieyra, C.; Pendrill, A.-M., Xu, B. (2020). Gamified physics challenges for teachers and the public. Physics Education, 55(4), 1-7. 

Vieyra, R. (October 2018). "Teaching students metacognition through discipline-based research and technology." Chapter in Einstein fellows: Best practices in STEM education, 2nd Ed. Peter Lang, Inc.

Vieyra, R., Macchia, S., Vieyra, C. (February 2017). Kitchen physics. The Physics Teacher, 55(2), 87-90.

Macchia, S. & Vieyra, R. (7 December 2016). A simple wind tunnel to analyse Bernoulli's principle. Physics Education, 52(1).

Genz, F., & Vieyra, R. (2016). Evaluating the use of flight simulators for the NASA/AAPT "Aeronautics for Introductory Physics" educator guide. Selected papers from the 20th international conference on multimedia in physics teaching and learning, pp. 139-148. (Related work on computer simulations and mobile apps.)

Vieyra, R., Vieyra, C., Marti, A., Monteiro, M., & Jeanjacquot, P. (December 2015). Turn your smartphone into a science laboratory. The Science Teacher, 82(9), 32-40.


Vieyra, R. (August 2015). Mobile accelerometers in Aeronautics for introductory physics. NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. #EG-2015--03-004-HQ. 85-89.

Vieyra R., Edwards, T., Rowe, E., & Asbell-Clarke, J. (Summer 2015). Playing with science. The Science Teacher, 82(5), 51-59. Related work on mobile gaming.


Wenning, C., & Vieyra, R. (March/April 2015, September 2020) Using technology effectively in Teaching High School Physics, 1st and 2nd Ed. AAPT/AIP Press.


Vieyra, R., & Vieyra, C. (March 2014). “Analyzing Forces on Amusement Park Rides with Mobile Devices.” The Physics Teacher. Vol. 52, pp. 567-56.

Our Presentations


Vieyra, R. & Vieyra, C. (2019, November 26). ARCore: Visualizing the Invisible. Presentation given at DroidCon San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Vieyra, R. & Vieyra, C. (2019, November 16). Do You Know What I See: Visualization Tools for Physics. PhysCon2019. Presentation given at the AIP Physics Congress 2019. Providence, RI.

Vieyra R. & Vieyra, C. (2019, September 9). ARKit: Visualizing the Invisible. iOSDevCampDC. Plenary presentation given at the public meeting of Capital One iOS developers, McLean, VA. Video

Vieyra, R., Vieyra, C., Megowan Romanowicz, C.; Johnson, M; and Lopez, R. A. (2019, July 25). Visualizing Magnetic Fields with AR. PERC19. Presentation given at the meeting of the Physics Education Research Topical Group, Provo, UT.

Vieyra, R., Vieyra, C., & Hogan, D. (2018, March 16). Smartphones as Global Lab Tools: Experiences across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. NSTA18. Poster and round table discussion at the meeting of the National Science Teaching Association Global Conversation Poster and Share-a-thon workshop, Atlanta, GA.

Vieyra, R. (Spring 2018). "Sensors for Smartphone Science." Gothenburg University & Lund University. Seminars. Gothenburg & Lund, Sweden. INVITED.

Vieyra, C.; Vieyra, R.; & Xu, B. (July 2018). "Title TBD." American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting. Washington, DC. 

Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (July 2018). "Bringing Active STEM Learning through an Experiment-Based Game Challenge." STEM Forum. (Submitted). Philadelphia, PA. 

Vieyra, R., Vieyra C., & Hogan, D. (16 March 2017). "Smartphones as Global Lab Tools: Experiences across Europe, Africa, and the Americas." Global Conversations at National Science Teachers Association 

Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (8 January 2017). "Using Physics Toolbox Apps to Teach about MEMs Technology." American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (7 January 2017). "Introducing Mobile Sensors through Free Gamified App Challenges: Physics Toolbox Play." American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (17 &18 November 2017). "Telefonos Inteligentes para la Ensenanza de la Fisica." AAPT-MX Section Meeting. San Luis Potosi, Mexico. VideoWorkshop. INVITED.

Vieyra, R. (18 November 2017). "Consideraciones Pedagogicas en el Uso de Smartphones para la Ensenanza de la Fisica." AAPT-MX Section Meeting. San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Plenary. INVITED.

Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (20 July 2017). "Mobile Apps and Sensors for STEM Teaching." Serious Play Conference. Manassass, VA. Workshop. INVITED.

Marti, A.; Monteiro, M., Vieyra, R.; & Vieyra, C. (February 2017). "Smartphone Physics." American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting. Atlanta, GA. Workshop. INVITED.

Vieyra, R.; Vieyra, C. (21 October 2016). "Smartphone Science with Free Physics Toolbox Apps." Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Peoria, IL. Workshop.

Vieyra, R.; Vieyra, C.; Jeanjacquot, P.; Marti, A.; & Monteiro, M. (19 July 2016). "Five Smartphone Physics Lessons for Teaching NGSS' DCI Forces and Motion." American Association of Physics Teachers national conference, Sacramento, CA. Poster.


Vieyra, R. & Vieyra, C. (19 July 2016). "Smartphone and Tablet Physics: Unanswered Questions in Educational Technology." American Association of Physics Teachers national conference, Sacramento, CA. Presentation.


Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (19 October 2015). "Smartphones as Tricorders," webinar, International Society for Technology Education Mobile Learning Mondays Mini-Conference. INVITED. 


Vieyra, R. (12 September 2015). "Turn Your Mobile Device into a Science Lab Space," presentation, Scienza della Citta, Italian Physics Teachers Association. Naples, Italy. INVITED.


Vieyra, R., Genz, F., & Bresges, A. (9-11 September 2015). "Evaluating the Use of Flight Simulators for the NASA/AAPT Aeronautics for Introductory Physics Educator Guide.  20th International Conference on Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning. Munich, Germany. Related work on mobile apps and gaming.


Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (22 August 2015). "Turn Your Mobile Device into a Science Lab Space," webinar presentation, Northern California Nevada Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Nevada. INVITED.


Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (27 July 2015). "Turn Your Mobile Device into a Science Lab Space," poster session, American Association of Physics Teachers national conference. College Park, MD.


Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (30 June 2015). “Mobile Sensor Apps for Learning: Turn your mobile device into a lab space,” presentation and topic table leader at Mobile Makerspace Playground, International Society for Technology Education. Philadelphia, PA. INVITED.


Vieyra, R. (March 2015). “Free Mobile Sensor Apps for Data Collection and Analysis,” National Science Teachers Association national conference. Chicago, IL.


Vieyra, R. (5 January 2015). “Free Mobile Sensor Apps for Data Collection and Analysis,” American Association of Physics Teachers national conference. San Diego, CA.


Vieyra, R. (5 December 2014). “Inspiring Ideas: Mobile Devices Apps for Learning,” Google Teacher Academy. Austin, TX. INVITED.


Vieyra, C. & Vieyra, R. (Spring 2014). “Free Mobile Device Apps for Data Collection and Analysis,” Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers conference. Bloomington, IL

Physics Toolbox Major Features 

TV Broadcasts

Noticia UPVTV. (27 March 2018). "Un laboratorio en el bolsillo." Spain.

Newspaper/Magazine Spread

Cleary Estep, A. (Spring 2017). "From g-Force to V-Force." IIT Magazine.

Web version. Print version. U.S.A.

El Pais. (21 September 2016). "El Profesor Es el Celular." Uruguay.


Ruffo, G.; & Lanotte, N. (2016). "Fisica Lezioni e Problemi: Meccanica." Zanichelli. Italy. pp. VIII, 33, 69, 105, 139, 209, 241, 281, & 343. 


Ruffo, G.; & Lanotte, N. (2016). "Fisica Lezioni e Problemi: Termodinamica, Onde, Elettromagnetismo." Zanichelli. Italy. pp. 373, 437, 471, 589, & 623.

O'Keefe, D. (2016). Physics 1 VCE Units 1 and 2 eBookPLUS. Chapter 13: Practical Investigations. Unit 2. Wiley. p. 250. Australia. 


TechCentral. (8 April 2017). "TalkCentral: Ep. 173 - 'The Skypes.' App of the Week." Starting at 37:17. mark. South Africa.

Lab Out Loud: Science for the Classroom and Beyond. (25 January 2016). "Physics Toolbox: Data Collection with Student Smartphones." U.S.A.


Ditch That Textbook. (1 January 2015). "11 class activities with sensors you didn't know your phone had." U.S.A.

Professionally Published References of Physics Toolbox

Erol, M., Hocaoglu, k., & Kaya, S. (29 April 2020). Measurement of spring constants of various spring-mass systems by using smartphones: A teaching proposal. Momentum: Physics Education Journal, 4(1).

Wright, K. (27 April 2020). Smartphone physics on the rise. Physics.

Zengh. Z.; Dehghani Soltani, M; Haas, H.; & Safari, M. (April 2019). Orientation model of mobile device for indoor VLC and millimetre wave systems. 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference. Scotland.

Eriksson, U. & Pendrill, A.-M. (2019). Up and down, light and heavy, fast and slow--but where? Physics Education. Vol. 54. Sweden.

Cui, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Huang, Y.; Wang, Z.; & Fu, Huimin. (March 2019). Novel WiFi/MEMS integrated indoor navigation system based on two-stage EKF. Micromachines. China.

Salinas, I.; Monteiro, M.; Marti, A.; & Monsoriu, J. A. (March 2019). Dynamics of a yoyo using a smartphone gyroscope sensor. (Submitted). Spain/Uruguay.

Larnder, C. I. (March 2019). A purely geometrical method of determining the location of a smartphone accelerometer. (Submitted). Canada.

Dash, A.; Yadav, A.; Chauhan, A.; & Lahiri, U. (March 2019). Kinect-assisted performance-sensitive upper limb exercise platform for post-stroke survivors. Frontiers of Neuroscience. India.

Escamirosa Montalvo, L. F.; Arroyo Matus, R.; Ocampo Garcia, M. de. L.; Peralta Galvez, H. (2019). Structural improvement of the traditional housing of adobe from Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. Revista Iberoamericana de las Ciencias Sociales y Humanisticas. Vol. 8, no. 15. Mexico.

Pili, U. & Violanda, R. (February 2019). Smartphone-based measurement of the Planck's constant with light-emitting diodes. Physics Education. Vol. 54, no. 2. Philippines.

Coban, A. & Erol, M. (February 2019). Teaching and determination of kinetic friction coefficient using smartphones. Physics Education. Vol. 54, no. 2. Turkey.

Pili, U. & Violanda, R. (February 2019). Measuring a spring constant with a smartphone magnetic field sensor. The Physics Teacher. Vol. 57, no. 2, p. 198-. Philippines.

Pili, U. & Violanda, R. (2019). Smartphone-based measurement of the Planck's constant with light-emitting diodes. Vol. 54, no. 2. Philippines.

Coban, A. & Erol, M. (2019). Teaching and determining of kinetic friction coefficient using smartphones. Physics Education. Vol. 54, no. 2. Turkey.

de Oliveira, Reis, T. (2019). Aquisição de Dados por um Computador e um Smartphone para Verificar a Lei de Faraday da Indução Eletromagnética no Ensino Médio. Thesis.

Honaker, A. (2019). Curriculum from Mercer team brings physics to life for high school students. Mercer News. 

Hellesund, S. (2019). Measuring Earth's magnetic field using a smartphone magnetometer. Norway.

Monteiro, M.; Stari, C.; Cabeza, C. & Marti, A. C. (2019). Physics experiments using simultaneous more than one smartphone sensor. Journal of Physics Conference Series. Uruguay.

Unknown author. (2019). Unknown title. (Mandarin language).

Vu, D.-S.; Barnett, E.; & Gosselin, C. (December 2018). Experimental validation of a three-DOF cable-suspended parallel robot for spatial translation with constant orientation. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. Canada.

Viloria Raymundo, R.; Tricio Gomez, V.; & Collado Cabeza, S. (December 2018). Los teléfonos móviles como herramientas TIC para la enseñanza de la Física. I Congreso Iberoamericano de Docentes.

Diaz-Melian, V. L; Rodriguez, L. A.; Pedroso-Camejo, F.; Mieres, J.; de Armas, Y.; Batista-Leyva, A. J.

 & Altshuler, E. (2018). Optics undergraduate experiments using smart (and not so smart) phones. Cuba.

Blom, L. (2018). Impact of light on augmented reality: Evaluating how different light conditions affect the performance of Microsoft HoloLens 3D applications. Bachelor thesis. Linkoping University. Sweden.

Gutierrez-Garcia, J. J.; Ruiz-Ledesma, E. F.; Mejia-Velasco, H. R. (2018). Aplicaciones moviles para construir de forma numerica el concepto de derivada. Systemas, Cibernetica e Informatica. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 52-56. Spain.

Spoljar, M. (2018). Use of mobile applications for spectral analysis of musical instruments. Master's Thesis. University of Ljubljana.

Ouattara, L.; Pendrill, A.-M.; Eriksson, U.; Eriksson, M.; & Svensson, K. (October 2018). Interactive engagement and semiotic resources in a classical mechanics lesson setup. International Conference on Physics Education. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Griswold-Steiner, I.; Fyke, Z.; Mushfique A.; & Serwadda, A. (2018). Morph-a-Dope: Using pupil manipulation to spooth eye movement biometrics. 9th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON). Columbia University, New York, NY.

Salinas, I.; Gimenez, M. H.; Monsoriu, J. A.; & Castro-Palacio J C. (2018). Characterization of linear light sources with the light sensor. The Physics Teacher. Vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 562-563.

Kask, T. & Kuusik, A. (October 2018). Performance comparison of smartphones and a wearable motion sensor for patient m-assessment. 2018 16th Biennial Baltic Electronics Conference. Estonia.

Nuryantini, A. Y.; Sawitri, A; & Nuryadin, B W. (October 2018). Constant speed motion analysis using a smartphone magnetometer. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 6.

Costa, V. A. (2018). Uso de dispositivos moviles y de software matematico en la ensenanza por investigacion. Revista Electronica de Ensenanaza de las Ciencias. Vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 626-641.

Mahen, E. C. S.; Susanti, S.; Nuryadin, B. W.; & Nuryantini, A. Y. (2018). Preliminary study of simple methods to get the average speed using a smartphone's light sensor. MATEC Web of Conferences. Vol. 197, No. 02003, pp. 1-3.

Litzenberger, S.; Hofstatter, O.; Christensen, T.; & Sabo, A. (September 2018). Kassifizierung des Strassenzustands beim Radfahren mittels Smartphone-Daten. Symposium der dvs-Sektion Sportinformatic und Sporttechnologie. Munich, Germany.

Fabian, C.; Jungwirth, M.; Kalteis, M.; Merschak, S.; Stadlmann, B.; Stock, L.; & Wagner, A.(August 2018). Studie für eine innovative, lärm- und verschleißarme Bremsung am Abrollberg. Thesis. Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie.

Salinas, I.; Gimenez, M. H.; Monsoriu, J. A. (August 2018). Smartphone as a barometer in physics experiments. Modeling in Science Education and Learning. Vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 15-24.

Dlotko, P. (24 August 2018). Computational and applied topology, tutorial. Thesis. Swansea University.

Penades Pla, A. (July 2018). Caracterizacion de la aceleracion de un juego de poleas con una masa variable mediante el sensor de aceleracion de un smartphone. Thesis.

Pendrill, A.-M. & Modig, C. (5 June 2018). Pendulum rides, rotations and the Coriolis effect. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 1-8.

Gomes de Araujo, F. A. (2018). Fisica em movimiento: Atividades com smartphones e tablets. Master's Thesis.

Moldwin, M. B. (May/June 2018). Dorm room labs for introductory large-lecture science majors. Journal of College Science Teaching. Vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 36-41.

ESERO Spain. (May 2018). Detective de exoplanetas: Escondidos en la luz, modelo de transito de exoplanetas.

Gonzalez, Manuel A.; Gomez, A.; & Gonzalez, Miguel A. (May 2018). Smartphones on the air track. Examples and difficulties. Papers in Physics. Vol. 10, art. 100005.

Dehghani Soltani, M.; Andi Purwita, A.; Zeng, Z.; Haas, H.; & Safari, M. (2018 - submitted). Modeling the random orientation of mobile devices: Measurement, analysis, and LiFi use case. Submitted to IEEE.

Kesirat, P. & Suwit Pakpop, K. (2018). Development of a polarization experiment of light using a smartphone. Walailak Procedia. Vol. 2, no. 30.

Hernandez Priedo, D. A. (22 May 2018). Diseño de actividades de aprendizaje basadas en dispositivos móviles personales. Master's Thesis. Universidad de Valladolid.

Mossler Rockstrom, M. (23 April 2018). Computational spoon shape optimization for use by patiences with motor impairments. Master's Thesis. KTH Department of Computational Science and Technology.

Onorato, P.; Gratton, L. M.; Polesello, M.; Salmoiraghi, A.; & Oss, S. (5 April 2018). The Beer Lambert law measurement made easy. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 3. Italy.

Martin-Ramos, P.; Pereira Silva, P. S.; & Ramos Silva, M. (March 2018 - Accepted). The 'spinning disk touches stationary disk' problem revisited: An experimental approach. European Journal of Physics. Spain.

Gilmour, D.; Davies, M. W.; Duong, K. M.; Gilmour, I. J. (23 March 2018). Neostress: Study of transfer and retrieval environmental stressors upon neonates via a mobile phone application--Sound. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Vol. 54, supplement 1, p. 21. Australia.

Gilmour, D.; Davies, M. W.; Duong, K. M.; Gilmour, I. J. (23 March 2018). Neostress: Study of transfer and retrieval environmental stressors upon neonates via a mobile phone application--Light. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Vol. 54, supplement 1, p. 77. Australia.

Pili, U.; Violanda, R.; & Ceniza, C. (April 2018). Measurement of g using a magnetic pendulum and a smartphone magnetometer. The Physics Teacher. Vol. 53, no. 4. Philippines.

Litzenberger, S.; Christensen, T.; Hofstatter, O.; & Sabo, A. (22 February 2018). Prediction of road surface quality during cycling using smartphone accelerometer data. Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association. Brisbane, Australia.

Sahin Kizilcik, H. & Damli, V. (15 February 2018). A simple Lissajous curves experimental setup. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 3.

Pili, U. (9 February 2018). A dynamic-based measurement of a spring constant with a smartphone light sensor. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 3.

Pili, U. & Violanda, R. (February 2018). Measuring average angular velocity with a smartphone magnetic field sensor. The Physics Teacher. Vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 114-115. 

Escobar, I.; Ramirez-Vazquez, R.; Gonzalez-Rubio, J.; Belendez, A.; & Arribas, E. (26 January 2018). Magnetic field of a linear quadrupole using the magnetic sensors inside the smartphones. Preprints.

Hauck, B.; Schafer, M.; Khun, J.; & Ulber, R. (23 January 2018). Fine dust measurement with the smartphone. Chemie In Unserer Zeit. doi: 10.1002 / ciuz.201800845

Hawley, S. & McClain, R. Jr. (January 2018). Visualizing sound directivity via smartphone sensors. The Physics Teacher. Vol. 56, no. 1, pp.  72-74.

Pierratos, T. & Polatogloui, H. (2018). Study of the conservation of mechanical energy in the motion of a pendulum using a smartphone. Physics Education. Vol. 53, no. 015021.

Hsieh, Y-J. & Chiang, C-M. (2017). Innovation of general physica experiment - Verification of Malus' law by a mobile phone. Chinese Physics Education. Vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 99-106. Taiwan.

Van Vliet, K. (11 December 2017). Feasibility of a smart-phone ambient light sensor as a tachometer. The McMaster Journal of Engineering Physics. Vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-4.

Tomaschko, M. & Hohenwarter, M. (4-6 December 2017). Integrating mobile and sensory technologies in mathematics education. MoMM2017 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia, pp. 39-48.

Arnau Marco, E. (December 2017). Visualitzacio del moviment harmonic simple aplicant les noves tecnologies. Ciencies. No. 34, pp. 16-21.

Salinas, I.; Gimenez, M. H.; Castro-Palacio, J. C.; Gomez-Tejedor, J. A.; & Monsoriu, J. A. (December 2017). The smartphone as a sound level meter: Visualizing acoustical beats. Tecnica Industrial. Vol. 318, pp. 34-38.

Huerta-Cancino, L. (November 2017). Uso de TIC en actividades experimentals de fisica en formacion inicial docente. XX Congreso Internacional EDUTEC 2017. Universidad de Santiago, Chile.

Sieklucki, G.; Bien, A.; Sobieraj, S.; & Gromba, J. (2017). "A comparison of sample time regularity in analog-to-digital converters used in accelerometers for selected mobile devices." Zeszyty Naukove Wydzialu Elektrotechniki i Automatyki PG. Poland.

D'Ambrosio, A., Mameli, A., & Lai P. L. (2017). "Da Galileo ad Einstein: la Gravita per Tutti - Esperimenti con lo smartphone." Amazon. Italy.

Tseng, Y.-H. "Measurement of the period of a pendulum by smartphone." Chinese Physics Education. Vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 65-76. Taiwan.

Goy, N.-A.; Denis, Z.; Lavaud M.; Grolleau, A.; Dufour, N.; Deblais, A.; Delabre, U. (November 2017). "Surface Tension Measurements with a Smartphone." The Physics Teacher. France.

Echegorri Rodriguez, F. D. (19 October 2017). "Determinacion del modulo de Young de una barra cilindrica." Rev. Bras. Ensino Fis. vol. 40, no. 2. Uruguay.

Pendrill, A.-M., & Ouattara, L. (17 October 2017). "Force, acceleration and velocity during trampoline jumps--a challenging assignment." Physics Education. Vol. 52, no. 6. Sweden.

László, N. (2017). "A termeszetismeret-kornyezettan tanarkepzes gyakorlati tantargyainak metodikai fejlesztese a koszegi-hegyseg magyarorsqagi teruleten a kornyezeti elemek vizsgalatan keresztul." Doctoral Thesis. Hungary.

Raj. M.; Bhaskar Semwal, V.; & Nandi G. C. (3 October 2017). "Hybrid model for passive locomotion control of a biped humanoid: The artificial neural network approach." International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence. pp. 1-7. India.

Physics Search. (September 2017). pp. 2-5. Taiwan. 

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. (July 2017). Figuring outer space: Lesson 2 - How to find an exoplanet. Canada.

Cerqueira, D.; Carvalho, F.; Bettencourt Melo, R. (2018, published only 23 June 2017). Is it smart to use smartphones to measure illuminance for occupational health and safety purposes? In: Arezes P. (eds) Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors. AHFE 2017. Advances in Intelligence Systems and Computing, vol. 604. Springer, Cham., pp. 258-268.

Johnston, R. (22 June 2017). "Technology is the key to great STEM teaching." Gizmodo. Australia.

Tornqvist, C. (Spring 2017). "Walking movement detection using stationary stochastic methods on accelerometer data." Bachelor Thesis. Lund University, Sweden.

Lendoiro Valle, B. (Spring 2017). "Desarrollo y evaluacion de una app Android para la medida de dosis de vibraciones en tractors." Bachelor Thesis. University of Valladolid, Spain.

Monteiro, M.; Stari, C.; Cabeza, C.; & Marti, A. (May 2017). "The polarization of light and Malus' law using smartphones." The Physics Teacher. pp. 264-266.

Jongprasithporn, M.; Yodpijit, N.; Srivalai, R.; & Pongsophane, P. (24-26 April 2017). "A smartphone-based real-time simple activity recognition." IEEE 3rd International Conference on Control, Automation, and Robotics (ICCAR), 2017. Thailand/Japan.

Cupic, D. (April 2017). "Moderni laboratorij fizike." XIII. Hrvatski simpozij o nastavi fizike. pp. 273-277.

Pierratos, T. (2017). "Laboratory study of the conservation of energy law with a smartphone." Science in Education, vol. 14, pp. 17-23. Greece.

Mehta, K. & Dhiman, S. (April 2017). "GAIT analysis using Weka: Guard mobile device." International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 9-14.

Semwal, V. B.; Mondal, K.; & Nandi G. C. (March 2017). "Robust and accurate feature selection for humanoid push recovery and classification: Deep learning approach." Vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 565-574. India.

Zarzar, L.; Kalow, J.; Xinping, H.; Walish, J.; & Swager, T. (7 March 2017). "Optical visualization and quantification of enzyme activity using dynamic droplet lenses." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi: 10.1073.pnas.1618807114. USA.

Barrera-Garrido, A. (April 2017). "A smartphone inertial balance." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 248-249. Panama.

Chang, K.-H. & Bassue, J. (21 February 2017). "Green Tricycle Design through Experiential Learning - An Open Courseware Enriching Engineering Curriculum and Entrepreneurship." Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 

Avsar, H. (February 2017). "Exploring potential benefits and challenges of touch screens on the flight deck." Doctoral Thesis.

Plisson, T. (February 2017). "L'utilisation l'app Physics Toolbox Suite." Des souris et des profs... Le Bup. Vol. 111, no. 991, pp. 263-264.

De Baets, A. (2016). "Meting en analyse acceleratie van snelle elekttrische fietsen." Master's Thesis. Department of Industrial Engineering, Ku Leuven. Belgium.

Arabasi, S. & Al-Taani, H. (15 December 2016). "Measuring the Earth's magnetic field dip angle using a smartphone-aided setup: A simple experiment for introductory physics laboratories." European Journal of Physics. Vol. 38, no. 2.

Monteiro, M., & Marti, A. (7 December 2016). "Using smartphone pressure sensors to measure vertical velocities of elevators, stairways, and drones." Physics Education. Vol. 52, no. 1.

Chiu, C.-Y. & Tseng, Y.-H. (2016). "Understanding the phenomenon of the series and parallel spring by smartphone." Chinese Physics Education. Vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 57-66.

Kozyrev, A. & Shvyykovsky, A. (2016). "Using Physics Toolbox Package for Laboratory Phywe Company Works with the Helmholtz Coils." Секция IV. Учебный физический эксперимент в системе общего образования. pp. 215-217. Russia.

Vandermarliere, J. (December 2016). "On the inflation of a rubber balloon." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 566-567.

Allen, J.; Boucher, A.; Meggison, D.; Hruby, K.; & Vesenka, J. (November 2016). "Inexpensive audio activities: Earbud-based sound experiments." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 54, no. 8, pp. 500-502.

Ellamil, M.; Berson, J.; Wong, J.; Buckley, L.; & Margulies, D. (20 October 2016). "One in the dance: Musical correlates of group synchrony in a club environment." PLoS ONE. 11(10). England/Germany. 

Comino, J. (October 2016). "Modelling rail vehicle dynamic load variation and bearing wear." Honors Thesis. School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Granholm, P. (2016). "Mobile Phone Physics Laboratory." The 12th International CDIO Conference, pp. 590-594. Finland.

Vieira, L. & Aguilar, C. E. (2016). "Mecanica com o accelerometro de smartphones e tablets." Fisica na Escola. Vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 8-14.

Macchia, S. & Guidara, P. (2016). "Physics lab activities with inquiry spaces." Technologie Didattiche. Vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 122-125.

TGS News Service. (7 October 2016). "Deadly decibels." The Golden Sparrow. India.

Srivastava, S.; Rao D. S., S.; & Nandakumar, H. (3 October 2016). "Novel optical gyroscope: proof of principle demonstration and future scope." Scientific Reports. Vol. 6, article no. 34634.

Farinango Endara, H. P. (October 2016). "Sistema electronico con aplicacion de vision artificial para iluminacion regulable automatic que brinde la cantidad de luz optima en el punto focal de soldado en mesas de trabajo a escala de laboratorio." Facultad de ingenieria en ciencias aplicadas. Undergraduate thesis.

de Marco, J. B. (21 September 2016). "El profesor es el celular." El Pais. Uruguay.

Macchia, S. (September 2016). "Analyzing Stevin's law with the smartphone barometer." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 373-374. 

Bulbul, M. S.; Yigit, N.; & Garip, B. (2016). "Adapting smart phone applications about physics education to blind students." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 707. International Physics Conference at the Anatolian Peak. 012039

Lofstrand, M. & Pendrill, A-M. (9 August 2016). "Aerodynamics in the amusement park: interpreting sensor data for acceleration and rotation." Physics Education. Vol. 51, no. 5. UK/Sweden.

Gembris, D. (2016). "Smartphones raus! Physik!" Germany.

Kohlhuber, T. (2016). "Rahmenbedingungen eines skalierbaren Mobile Payment Systems." Graduate thesis. pg. 33. Germany.

Scholz, P. & Kohlhuber, T. (2 June 2016). "Biometrische Authentifizierum bei mobilen Andwendugen." Angewandte Wirtschafsinformatik. pp. 179-189. Germany.

Cochrane, M. (19-22 May 2016). "Turn your phones ON: Using Android devices to collect scientific data." International Conference on Reserach in Education and Science. Education Research Highlights in Mathematics, Science and Technology 2016. Bodrum, Turkey, pp. 87-89.

Clark, C. A. (May 2016). "The Experience of teaching online secondary science." UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. Paper 2655.

Gonzalez, Manuel A. & Gonzalez, Miguel A. (20 April 2016). "Smartphones as experimental tools to measure acoustical and mechanical properties of vibrating rods." European Journal of Physics. Vol. 37, no. 4. Spain.


Bulbul, M. S.; Yigit, N.; & Garip, B. (2016). "Adapting smart phone applications about physics education to blind students." International Physics Conference at the Anatolian Peak (IPCAP2016). Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Vol. 707, no. 1. Turkey.


da Silva Franco, R.; Marranghelo, G. F.; & da Rocha, F. S. (2016). "Medindo a aceleracao de um elevador." Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Fisica. Vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 1308-1 - 1308-4.


Hoper, J. (15 February 2016). "Smarttelefon Og Nettbregg: Datalogging BYOD." Naturfag. pp. 119-121. Norway.


Mau, S.; Insulla, F.; Pickens, E.; Ding, Z.; & Dudley, S. (2016). "Locating a smartphone's accelerometer." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 54, No. 4. pp. 246-247.


Pendrill, A-M. (January 2016). "Rotating swings - A theme with variations." Physics Education. Vol. 51, No. 1. pp TBD


Unknown (Thai language). (December 2015). "Development of linear accelerometer application for monitoring human movements on Android in Thai." Southeast Bangkok Journal. Vol. 1, no. 2. pp 83-95. Thailand.


Zhangchun, B.; Wang, Y.; Zhoushao, N.; Shaw; Yang, Y.; & THO Siew-wei. (2015). "Exploring the use of mobile phone accelerometer with vertical spring vibration." University Physics. Vol. 7, pp. 17-21.


Monteiro, M.; Stari, C.; Cabeza, C.; & Marti, A. (2015) "Analyzing the flight of a quadcopter using a smartphone." Uruguay.


Gimenez Valentin, M. H.; Salinas Marin, I.; Monsoriu Serra, J. A.; Cuenca-Gotor, V. P.; Majon, F. J.; Sans, J. A.; & Gomez-Tejedor, J. A. (2015). "El telefono movil inteligente: una herramienta para el estudio de la acustica experimental." Congreso In-Red. Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain.


Patrinopoulos, M. & Kefalis, C. (December 2015). "Angular velocity direct measurement and moment of inertia calculation of a rigid body using a smartphone." The Physics Teacher. Vol. 53, no. 9, pp 564-565. Greece, USA.


Svensson, J. (November 2015). "Investigation of inertial navigation for localization in underground mines." Thesis. Uppsala University, Sweden.

Avsar, H.; Fischer, J.; & Rodden, T. (13-17 September 2015). "Target size guidelines for interactive displays on the flight deck. " 34th Digital Avionics Systems Conference. England, Czech Republic.


Alexander, K. (1 September 2015). "Instruments, sensors, and apps are turning smartphones into engineering measurement tools." Mechanical Engineering. Volume 137, No. 9, pp 42-45.


Arribas, E., Escobar, I., Suarez, C., Najera, A., & Belendez, A. (19 August 2015). "Measurement of the magnetic field of small magnets with a smartphone: a very economical laboratory practice for introductory physics courses." European Journal of Physics. Volume 36, no. 6. Spain, Mexico.


De Marisico, M. & Mecca, A. (August 2015). "Biometric Walk Recognizer." New Trends in Image Analysis and Processing. ICIAP 2015 Workshops. Italy.


F. Huete, D. Esteban, J. B. da Silva (Brazil), M. Skouri, Manuel A. Gonzalez, D. Goudjami (Morocco), W. Rochadel (Brazil), Miguel A. Gonzalez. (2/3 July 2015). "SensorMobile, aplicación Android multilingüe con fines docentes para el acceso a sensores de smartphones." XIII Jornadas de Redes de Investigación en Docencia Universitaria. Universidad de Alicante, Spain.


Schulz, M., Wilhelm, T., & Kuhn, J. (July 2015). "Die App Physics Toolbox Light Sensor." Physik. 4, 4, 201-203. Germany.


Guedes, W. W. C. (2015). "Ensino de fisica experimental com o uso do smartphone." Graduate thesis. Brazil.

Schmidt, O. A. (15 June 2015). "Auslegung und Erprobung eines Lithiumbatterie-Prufstands fur typische Lad- und Lastprofile von Elektrobussen." Bachelor's thesis. Germany.

Benli, K. P.; Dillman, B.; Louelh, R.; Porier-Quinot, M.; & Darrasse, L. (June 2015 - accepted (?)) "Engineering task behind a laboratory practice in nuclear magnetic resonance education." European Journal of Physics. Spain, France


Carmesin, H. O. (May 2015). "Tragheitskraft." Schulpraxis. MSU. 67, 5. Germany.


Benli, K. P.; Dillmann, B.; Louelh, R.; Poirier-Quinot, M.; & Darrasse, L. (15 April 2015). "Illustrating the quantum approach with an Earth magnetic field MRI." European Journal of Physics, Volume 36, no. 3. Spain, France.


D'Ambrosio, A. (15-17 April 2015). "Il sensore magnetico degli smartphone nella didattica delle Scienze Fisiche." Didamatica 2015. Italy.


Martinez Perez, J. E. (February 2015). "Obtencion del valor de la aceleracion de la gravedad en el laboratorio de fisica. Experiencia comparativa del sensor de un telefono celular inteligente y el pendulo simple." Revista Eureka sobre Ensenanza y Divulgacion de las Ciencias, 12 (2), 341-346, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela


Barrera-Garrido, A. (February 2015). "Analyzing Planetary Transits with a Smartphone." The Physics Teacher, Vol. 53, 179-181. 


Garde, E. A.; Garcia, I. E.; Rodriguez, C.; Lopez, A. N.; & Vazquez, A. B. (April 2015). "Capitulo 12: Medida del campo magnetico de imanes pequenos con un smartphone: una practica de laboratory muy economica" in Experiencias de inovacion docente en la ensenanza de la Fisica Universitaria, 4th ed., 207-222. Alicante, Spain.


Bahamonde Contreras, C. R.; Ferreira Sepulveda, L. Y.; & Herrera Valenzuela, C. S. (2015). "Elboracion de un diseno didactico experimental con metodologies CDI, ECBI, y 4MAT para topicos de cinematica, dinamica, y energia, usando dispositivos moviles y software de tratamiento de datos." Thesis. Department of Physics. University of Santiago, Chile.

Lozovenko, S. & Pautova, A.A. (2015). "The use of smartphones and tablet computers in educational physical experiment." International Conference: Engineering culture from the school to production. Moscow, Russia.


Sans, J. A.; Manjon, F. J.; Cuenca-Gotor, V.; Gimenez-Valentin, M. H.; Salinas, I.; Barreiro, J. J.; Monsoriu, J. A.; & Gomez-Tejedor, J.A. (2015). "Smartphone: A new device for teaching physics." 1st International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd 2015, 415-422. Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain.


Science on Stage. (2014). Smartphones in Science Teaching, "A Smart Accelerometer," eBook, Science on Stage, 54-49, Europe.


Gonzalez, M., Llamas, C., Martin, M. E., Vegas, J., Martinez, O., Hernandez, C., & Herquedas, M. (October 2014). Mobile Phones for Teaching Physics: Using Applications and Sensors. TEEM 2014 Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality. Association of Computing Machinery. pp, 349-355. New York, NY, USA. 


Antaresti, T.; Nugraha, A. S.; Putra, I. P. E. S.; & Yazid, S. (February 2014). "Wavelet denoising and fractal feature selection for classifying simulated earthquake signal from mobile phone accelerometer." Multiconference on Systems, Signals, and Devices. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Spain, Indonesia.


Al-Dabbagh, Mohammed. (February 2014). A Low Cost Method to Develop an Initial Pavement Management System, Master's thesis, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada


Amaresekara, B. M.; Jayasuriya, J. M. D. N., Perera, J. L. D. N.; Arayarathna, J. A. P. L.; Kasthuriarachchy, B. H.; & Koggalahewa, D. N. (2014). "Context-Aware Mobile Personal Assistant." Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.


Wagner, C. & Oetken, M. (2014). "Elektrischer Strom als Jalousie: 'Smart Windows' Energie sparen." Fonds der Chemischen Industrie. Germany.


Strawson, R. (May 2013). Map and Apps Widen the Scope of School Physics, Physics Education Review. Institute of Physics, Oxford, England.


Sans, J. A.; Manjon, F. J.; Pereira, L. J.; Gomez-Tejedor, J. A.; & Monsoriu, J. A. (6 September 2013). Oscillations Studied with Smartphone Ambient Light Sensor. European Journal of Physics. Institute of Physics, Spain.

General References on the Web

Huber, J. M. (7 October 2018). Night light color. WIQQI.DE

Chevrier, J. (21 September 2018). "L'etude experimentale de l'atmosphere isotherm avec les capteurs du smartphone dans la tour Montparnasse." EchoSciences Grenoble. France.

Antonio Quirantes. (2018). "Pildoras de Feynman - El ascensor engorda?" Video. Spain.

Monsoriu. (2018). "Mechanical Beats." Spain.

Monsoriu. (2018). "2D Coupled Oscillators." Spain.

Simon, B. (13 November 2017). "Hop to it." Ben's Journal: A random collection of thoughts, comments, and photos from Ben SImon. USA.

Geogebra. (2017). "Decrease in air pressure with altitude." Germany.

Simon, B. (9 November 2017). "Calculating Distance from a Cell Phone's Accelerometer - A failed, but fun attempt." Ben's Journal: A random collection of thoughts, comments, and photos from Ben SImon. USA.

Alomar, O. (4 September 2017). "Mesa Sismica." USA.

EpicCowlick.​ (22 May 2017). "Are Fox Shocks Worth It? 2017 Ford F350." 

Open Education Europa. (May 2017). "Case Study on Physics Toolbox App." Europe.

eteachers. (13 April 2017). eteachers #62: Kaleidoscope. France.

d'Ambrosio, A. (April 2017). Il riscaldamento globale: Laboratorio povero sull'albedo con smartphone. Italy.

Department of Mechanical Engineering: University of Nevada, Reno. (March 2017). "Capstone Projects: Team 11." USA.

Fizika kiserletek. (March 2017). "Marjunk okostelefonnal 1." Hungary.

Unknown. (Jan./Feb. 2017). "Ascensor en subida o bajada." Nuevas Tecnologies en la Ensenanza de la Fisica. Spain.

Unknown. (Jan./Feb. 2017). "Manejo basico de la aplicacion Physics Toolbox Sensor Suite." Spain.

Parolin, S. O. (January 2017). "Verifica della legge di Stevino usando il sensor barometrico de un smartphone." Fare Laboratorio.

Unknown. (2017). "Trabajo practico de laboratorio No. 1." Argentina.

Janossy, Z. (5 December 2016). "Hogyan használjuk a Physics Toolbox Sensor Suite?" Hungary.

Fisica con TIC. (2016). "Aceleracion y fuerza durante una colision" and "Aceleracion centripeta." Mexico

Cecchini, L. (12 December 2016). "Analisi dell'intensita del suono." Physics AS 2016/17. Italy.

Barnett Dreyfus, B. (11 December 2016). "Make your own transit light curves." The Blog of Phyz. USA.

Monteiro, M. (29 November 2016). "Observando el efecto Doppler con smartphone." Fisica Martin Blogspot. Uruguay.

Monteiro, M. (26 November 2016). "Tension superficial en un globo de goma analizada mediante smartphone." Fisica Martin Blogspot. Uruguay.

Loviscach, J. (5 November 2016). "Sensors in the smartphone; IMU." YouTube. Germany.

Gorilla Physics. (1 November 2016). "Phone physics data logging - GCSE and A level physics practical tip." YouTube. England.

MAC0209 selected course experiments. (November 2016). Brazil.

d'Ambrosio, A. (8 September 2016). "Laboratorio povero: la tartaruga chicco e il magnetismo terrestre." Profssionisti Scuola Network. Italy.

Kawecki, J. & Yanushkevich, L. (2016). "Research on inertial sensors measuring linear acceleration." The Institute of Electrics, Department of Telecommunications. Poland.

Weng, P. (28 July 2016). "Physics Toolbox 實作3:電梯內G值量測." China.

Krokov, P. (26 July 2016). "Об использовании смартфона в простых физических экспериментах. Physics toolbox suite." Russia.

Krokov, P. (25 July 2016). "О приложении physics toolbox и законе Малюса." Russia.

D'Ambrosio, A. (12 June 2016). Physical Smartphone: Light intensity to the laws of reflection and refraction (part 2). Professionisti Scuola Network. Italy.

D'Ambrosio, A. (11 June 2016). Smartphone: A laboratory in your pocket, not only in the classroom. BRICKS. Italy.

Gymnasium Adolfinum. (17 May 2016). Mechanical Vibration wiki page. Germany.

Clark, C. (9 May 2016). The importance of inquiry practices for online secondary science education. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute. USA.


Practicas. Universidad de Burgos (2016). Spain.


Open FIESTA. Tsinghua University in Schenzhen. (1 April 2016). DIY MOOC Speech Video: Smartphone Physics: Laboratory Smarpthone Pocket Lab.


Academie de Poitiers. (9 March 2016). Applications pour tablettes ou smartphones. France.


D'Ambrosio, A. (26 February 2016). Misura dell'accelerazione di gravita con uno smartphone. Italy.


Černý, M. (2 February 2016). "Michal Černý – Physic Toolbox suite." Czechoslovakia.

SAPS-Light Intensity and Rate of Photosynthesis. (February 2016). Science & Plants for Schools. A-level set practicals. UK.


Engineering4Kids. (31 January 2016). USA.


Project Riley. (31 January 2016). Kelly Graver. USA.


Experimentacio i telefons mobils en les classes de ciencies. (11 January 2016). Spain.


Math and Science Mobile Apps for Education. (21 January 2016). Scott Veale.


Sport e smartphone nella didattica della Fisica. (2015). Zanichelli. Italy.

Testing the Magnic Light Against a Supernova E3. (27 December 2015). New Zealand.


Actividades Practicas de Fisica. (22 November 2015). "Tutorial Péndulo Simple (Energía)."

App of the Week. (30 October 2015). BBC Focus Magazine. England.


Using a Mobile Phone to Measure the Strength of a Vacuum Tank. (4 October 2015). China. 


Andreae-Gymnasium Herrenberg. (2015). Germany.


The App for the Year of Light. (7 August 2015). web feature. Germany.


Smartphones in the Classroom 2:  Teaching Physics. (6 May 2015). OpenSignal Blog, London, England.


Lisebergsprojekt, Kf, Vt2015. (3 May 2015). University of Gothenberg, Sweden.


Crumple Zone Experiment. (2015). Calderglen High School Physics Website, United Kingdom.


Hands-On Activity: Identifying Gait Metrics. (2015). Teach Engineering, IMPART RET Program, College of Information Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA.


Five and one tool to work with the tablet in teaching physics. (2015). Technology blog, Michal Černý, Czech Republic.


Physics Toolbox Suite. (February 2, 2015). YouTube review, KISK, Czech Republic.


Mobile Science: Data Collection Apps. (2015). Wikispace, Kyle Forinash and Ray Wisman, Indiana University Southeast,


Tablet či telefon jako nástroj fyzikálního experimentování. (2014). Webinar, Michal Černý, Czech Republic.


Smart Phones & Rides. (January 2015). Edupark: The Portal of Educational Activities in the Amusement Parks, Italy.


La Fisica Con Gli Smartphone a Mirabilandia, (2014). Mirabilandia, Italy.


Smart Physics: Mechanics with Motion Devices. (October, 2014). Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan.


Attraktioner. (September 13, 2014). University of Lund, Sweden


Bringing IT to the Classroom. (September 10, 2014). Technology blog, Sweden.


Geomatech: Application of Modeling Tasks in the Classroom. (August 25-29, 2014). X Workshop on Particle Correlations and Femtoscopy, Hungary.


App Share-a-Thon. (July 26-30, 2014). AAPT Minneapolis, MN, USA.


Common Sense Blog: GoPro Winners. (June 26, 2014). Educational blog, USA.


Meditaciones Dactilares: Fisica en Parque de Atracciones. (June 24, 2014). Educational blog, Spain.


Goliath New England Accelerometer Data Next to POV Video. (May 29, 2014). YouTube Video, US.


Smartphone mit Android. (May 2014). Technology blog, Germany.


Top Koppetens 2014. (April 4, 2014). University of Glasgow, College of Education, Scotland.


The Effect of Neodymium Magnets on Induction Loop Traffic Detectors. (April 2, 2014). California State Science Fair, USA.


Gonzalez, E. Combinando Fisica y Quimica con las TIC (II). (11 March, 2014). Spain.


Software fur den Physikunterricht. (February 15, 2014). Gymnasium an der Stadmauer, Germany.


Mobile Learning in Action: Our 101 Favorite Apps, technology blog. (2014) 


ENGG1181: Computing for Engineers. (2014). PowerPoint presentation for course at UNSW, Sydney, Australia.


Smartphone, Fisica, et Sport. (2014). PowerPoint presentation at Sporttech2014, Faenza, Italy.


Biomechanics Augmentation Device V & V Testing. (2014). PowerPoint from University of Sydney, Australia.


Playing with Legos: Roller Coaster Visualizations. (11 November, 2013) Technology blog, USA.


Mobile Device Sensors and Classroom Applications. (16-18 July, 2013). University of Kentucky, USA.


Experimentacio Iliure: Aplicacions cientifiques per Android. (April 26, 2013). Fisica i quimica amb tabletes i telefons intelligents, Spain.

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