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This interactive homework problem for introductory physics presents a block attached to a spring on a frictionless incline plane. Values are given for the spring constant, mass of the block, and spring length. If a support rod is removed, the block will slide down the incline. The learner's task is to determine how much the spring will stretch. This problem is part of a much larger collection of interactive examples by the same author.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Acceleration
- Newton's Second Law
= Interacting Objects
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Springs and Oscillators
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
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- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
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© 2010 University of Illinois Physics Education Research Group
Keywords:
acceleration, incline, incline plane, net force, spring
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G. Gladding, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2010), WWW Document, (https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/04/IE_static_incline_spring).
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G. Gladding, Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Block on Spring (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2010), <https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/04/IE_static_incline_spring>.
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Gladding, G. (2014, August 31). Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Block on Spring. Retrieved September 16, 2024, from University of llinois Physics Education Research Group: https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/04/IE_static_incline_spring
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Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Block on Spring. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, August 31, 2014. https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/04/IE_static_incline_spring (accessed 16 September 2024).
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Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Block on Spring. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, 2010. 31 Aug. 2014. 16 Sep. 2024 <https://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys111/ie/04/IE_static_incline_spring>.
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