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W. Fendt
This applet demonstrates equilibrium of three forces in a system consisting of two pulleys and three weights connected by strings. The user can adjust the weights and the placement…
Force and Torque Statics  [ Report ]

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This set of teacher notes and student activities covers topics in equilibrium, where total force and torque are zero. This material provides teachers with important concepts to be…

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M. Shida
This video performance demonstrates the concepts of center of mass, torque, and balance in a dramatic fashion. The performer a series of sticks of increasing size, starting with a…

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J. Nelson and J. Nelson
This activity from the PTRA Manual "The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics" is a variation of the typical static laboratory activity, and includes a method of…

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J. Nelson and J. Nelson
This activity from the PTRA manual "Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics" is a life-sized activity for students to investigate the forces and torques acting on the…

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F. Hwang
This applet demonstrates the mechanical advantage that can be achieved by a pulley. There are three systems with different numbers of pulleys connected to masses. The systems start…

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W. Fendt
This applet demonstrates the principle of lever and torque. Wieghts can be added or removed from different points on a balanced beam and the resultant tipping of the beam can be…

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W. Fendt
This applet demonstrates motion of a body on an inclined plane. The angle of inclination, the mass, and the coefficient of friction can be set by the user and the resultant can be…
Ejs TPT Ladder Demonstration Model  [ Computer Program ]

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M. Belloni
The Ejs TPT Ladder Demonstration model displays the statics and dynamics of a ladder leaning against a wall. The standard (textbook) statement of this problem assumes that there is…

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A. Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics problem on center of mass. The student is asked to find the center of mass for a given set of variables, and can check their answer with the…