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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics problem on forces.  The simulation shows the motion of an object sliding on a surface with friction and external forces. The student is asked to determine the forces and construct a free body diagram.  This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based student activities.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
- Work and Energy
= Work
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2001 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
free body diagram, frictional force, kinetic friction, normal force
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Metadata instance created March 28, 2008 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated:
July 31, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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A. Duffy, (2001), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c9_workexample2.html).
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A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: Work Example 2, (2001), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c9_workexample2.html>.
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Duffy, A. (2008, March 28). Boston University Physics Applets: Work Example 2. Retrieved November 26, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c9_workexample2.html
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Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Work Example 2. March 28, 2008. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c9_workexample2.html (accessed 26 November 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Work Example 2. 2001. 28 Mar. 2008. 26 Nov. 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c9_workexample2.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Andrew Duffy", Title = {Boston University Physics Applets: Work Example 2}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {26 November 2014}, Month = {March 28, 2008}, Year = {2001} }
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