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written by Joe Ferguson and Jack Denson
published by the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy
This item is an introductory physics lab that explores three types of simple machines.  Students experiment with inclined planes, levers, and pulleys to see how simple machines are used to gain force advantage.  This item is part of a larger collection of online physics labs by the authors.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Laboratory
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Keywords:
experiment, inclined plane, lab, laboratory, lever, mechanical advantage, pulley
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Metadata instance created October 15, 2007 by Jason Garman
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August 4, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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October 10, 2007
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AIP Format
J. Ferguson and J. Denson, (Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Mississippi State, 2000), WWW Document, (http://labs.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/PH1011/SimpleMachines.pdf).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Ferguson and J. Denson, Mississippi State Physics Labs: Simple Machines, (Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Mississippi State, 2000), <http://labs.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/PH1011/SimpleMachines.pdf>.
APA Format
Ferguson, J., & Denson, J. (2007, October 10). Mississippi State Physics Labs: Simple Machines. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy: http://labs.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/PH1011/SimpleMachines.pdf
Chicago Format
Ferguson, Joe, and Jack Denson. Mississippi State Physics Labs: Simple Machines. Mississippi State: Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, October 10, 2007. http://labs.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/PH1011/SimpleMachines.pdf (accessed 14 December 2017).
MLA Format
Ferguson, Joe, and Jack Denson. Mississippi State Physics Labs: Simple Machines. Mississippi State: Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, 2000. 10 Oct. 2007. 14 Dec. 2017 <http://labs.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/PH1011/SimpleMachines.pdf>.
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@misc{ Author = "Joe Ferguson and Jack Denson", Title = {Mississippi State Physics Labs: Simple Machines}, Publisher = {Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {14 December 2017}, Month = {October 10, 2007}, Year = {2000} }
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