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This website offers a tutorial on free body diagrams.  The tutorial includes background on the principal forces encountered in Newtonian frameworks, an explanation of what free body diagrams are, example problems, a self-test, and a related simulation.  It is appropriate for high school audiences.

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Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Newton's Second Law
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- Lower Undergraduate
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TPT Websights, force diagram, free body diagram
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Metadata instance created March 2, 2006 by Jason Garman
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Newton's Second Law & Net Force

This high-school-friendly tutorial includes background on the principal forces encountered in Newtonian frameworks, an explanation of free body diagrams, example problems, a self-test, and a related simulation.

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Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Force Diagrams

This high-school-friendly tutorial  includes background on the principal forces encountered in Newtonian frameworks, an explanation of free body diagrams, example problems, a self-test, and a related simulation.

Link to Unit:
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(Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/fbd/FBD.htm).
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Guelph Physics Tutorials: Free Body Diagrams, (Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2006), <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/fbd/FBD.htm>.
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Guelph Physics Tutorials: Free Body Diagrams. (2006, March 29). Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Department of Physics, University of Guelph: http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/fbd/FBD.htm
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Department of Physics, University of Guelph. Guelph Physics Tutorials: Free Body Diagrams. Guelph: Department of Physics, University of Guelph, March 29, 2006. http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/fbd/FBD.htm (accessed 20 October 2014).
MLA Format
Guelph Physics Tutorials: Free Body Diagrams. Guelph: Department of Physics, University of Guelph, 2006. 29 Mar. 2006. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/fbd/FBD.htm>.
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