## Website Detail Page

written by Gary Gladding
published by the University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
This is an interactive homework problem for introductory physics students relating to net displacement of a bobsled completing a double-hill run.  Given are mass, coefficient of friction, and height of each hill, students must determine the stopping distance once the bobsled reaches the horizontal plateau.  A user-activated "help" sequence is provided to guide students through the problem-solving, from conceptual analysis through quantitative calculation.  To promote critical thinking, immediate feedback is received for both correct and incorrect responses.

This item is part of a larger collection of interactive homework problems for introductory physics.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Velocity
= Position & Displacement
- Work and Energy
= Work
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Tutorial
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- text/html
• Currently 0.0/5

Want to rate this material?
Login here!

Access Rights:
Free access
Restriction:
© 2006 University of Illinois Physics Education Research Group
Keywords:
Work Energy Theorem, distance, friction, homework problem, interactive problem, kinetic energy, stopping distance, velocity , work
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created January 30, 2008 by Alea Smith
Record Updated:
January 11, 2015 by Caroline Hall
Last Update
when Cataloged:
June 16, 2006
Other Collections:

ComPADRE is beta testing Citation Styles!

Record Link
AIP Format
G. Gladding, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), WWW Document, (https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled).
AJP/PRST-PER
G. Gladding, Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), <https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled>.
APA Format
Gladding, G. (2006, June 16). Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from University of llinois Physics Education Research Group: https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled
Chicago Format
Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, June 16, 2006. https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled (accessed 27 November 2020).
MLA Format
Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, 2006. 16 June 2006. 27 Nov. 2020 <https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Gary Gladding", Title = {Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled}, Publisher = {University of llinois Physics Education Research Group}, Volume = {2020}, Number = {27 November 2020}, Month = {June 16, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
Refer Export Format

%A Gary Gladding
%T Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled
%D June 16, 2006
%I University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
%C Urbana
%U https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled
%O text/html

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source
%A Gladding, Gary
%D June 16, 2006
%T Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled
%I University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
%V 2020
%N 27 November 2020
%8 June 16, 2006
%9 text/html
%U https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/06/bobsled

Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.

Citation Source Information

The AIP Style presented is based on information from the AIP Style Manual.

The APA Style presented is based on information from APA Style.org: Electronic References.

The Chicago Style presented is based on information from Examples of Chicago-Style Documentation.

The MLA Style presented is based on information from the MLA FAQ.

This resource is stored in 3 shared folders.

You must login to access shared folders.

### Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Bobsled:

Is Part Of Illinois PER: Interactive Examples

A link to the full collection of problems by the same author.

relation by Caroline Hall

Know of another related resource? Login to relate this resource to it.
Save to my folders