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This page contains a series of problems on the topic of circular and rotational motion developed for use with The Physics Suite, an activity-based learning project.  Each problem was designed to help build qualitative understanding of physics and was built around student acquisition of knowledge as observed in recent studies.   The problems vary in format and include estimation, context-based reasoning, multiple choice, short answer, qualitative questions, and essay questions. Topics covered include rotational energy, torque, angular momentum, and rotational kinematics.

This item is part of a larger collection of problems, in-class questions, and interactive resources developed by the University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group.  See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full collection of Physics Suite problems for introductory physics courses.
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Classical Mechanics
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E. Redish, (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/R.htm).
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E. Redish, Physics Suite Sample Problems: Circular and Rotational Motion, (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/R.htm>.
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Redish, E. (2007, November 10). Physics Suite Sample Problems: Circular and Rotational Motion. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group: http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/R.htm
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Sample Problems: Circular and Rotational Motion. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, November 10, 2007. http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/R.htm (accessed 25 October 2014).
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Sample Problems: Circular and Rotational Motion. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, 2004. 10 Nov. 2007. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/R.htm>.
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This is the full collection of Physics Suite problem sets developed by the University of Maryland PER group.  Topics include kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, rotational motion, gravitation, properties of matter, heat and temperature, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics.

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