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Dynamics of a Sliding Ladder using Tracker Documents

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Dynamics of a Sliding Ladder using Tracker 

written by J. B. Oliveira, Paulo Carvalho, M. F. Mota, and M. J. Quintas

The Dynamics of a Sliding Ladder video experiment explores the dynamics of a sliding ladder leaning against a vertical wall. An accompanying paper compares a theoretical model to the video analysis and shows that the reaction forces can enter into the dynamics in a complex way, in which the elastic properties of the ladder play an important role.

A Tracker trz file is a zip file that contains both the video clip and analysis information, such a coordinate system and data.  It should be opened using the Tracker program but it can also be opened with standard zip tool to extract the video clip.

Published June 26, 2016
Last Modified June 26, 2016

Supplemental Documents

Dynamics of a Sliding Ladder Preprint 

A preprint of the Dynamics of a sliding ladder leaning against a wall article in Physics Education.

Last Modified June 26, 2016

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