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T. Henderson
This interactive tutorial explains how to resolve a force into force components. Numerous examples are combined with a simple language and informative graphics to provide students…

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S. Goldhaber and S. Pollock
This web page provides research-based materials for a sophomore-level course in classical mechanics and mathematical methods. Developed by the University of Colorado Science…
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…
Vectors

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D. Stern
This web page introduces vectors as an extension of numbers having both magnitude and direction. The initial motivation is to describe velocity but the material includes a general…

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W. Fendt
This animation gives students a highly visual way to see how the math works in vector addition. Users can input 2-5 forces. The animation then shows the parallel translations of the…

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S. Reddy
This applet illustrates the motion of an object in different reference frames. A block moves with a constant velocity on a second object that is also moving. The displacement vectors…

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W. Fendt
This applet demonstrates a method to find two vectors that sum to a given vector. The component vectors can be in any directions relative to the given vector and each other. This is…

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A. Duffy; Publisher: Boston University
This Java applet illustrates the tail-to-tip method of adding vectors. The user can adjust lengths and angles of two vectors and view the resultant vector sum and components. Users…

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J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann
J. Van Deventer and M. Wittmann, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 208-211.
Research has shown that students have difficulties with vectors in college introductory physics courses and high school physics courses; furthermore, students have been shown to…

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A. Titus
These web pages contain problems to supplement the introductory textbook, Matter and Interactions by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. These problems are for Volume 1, Chapter 1 on…
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