Role of the Laboratory: Force Distribution Documents

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The Role of Laboratory: Force Distribution 

written by Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson

This activity from the PTRA manual "Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics" is a life-sized activity for students to investigate the forces and torques acting on the supports of a simple bridge.

Published January 1, 1995
Last Modified June 18, 2006

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