Applications of Newton's Laws

B3-23: Worm Gear

Category: B3 Simple Machines

B3-21: CHISEL AS WEDGE

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a wedge

B3-03: LEVER - WRECKING BAR

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a lever

B3-02: LEVERS - THREE CLASSES

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Demonstrate the three classes of levers

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a lever

B2-43: CRANE BOOM

Purpose: Demonstrate a crane boom

B2-42: ARM MODEL

Purpose: Model the forces occurring in the arm

B2-36: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES ON METERSTICK - ROTATORS

Purpose: Demonstrate equilibrium of torques

D4-22: MONORAIL CAR

Category: D4 Gyroscopes
Purpose: Demonstrate gyroscopic stability

D1-52: FAIRGROUND ROTOR

Purpose: Illustrate the application of rotational forces

Category: B3 Simple Machines
Purpose: Illustrate pulley systems

D1-51 BANKED CURVE MODEL

Purpose: Aid in explaining banked turns

C6-02: INCLINED PLANE - FRICTION BLOCK

Category: C6 Friction
Purpose: Demonstrates that the coefficient of static friction is greater than the coefficient of sliding friction, and determines the coefficient of static friction.

C6-01 INCLINED PLANE - FRICTION BOX AND WEIGHTS

Category: C6 Friction
Purpose: Shows that the coefficient of friction does not depend upon the mass of the object although the frictional force does.
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• B2-01: SUM OF FORCES IN A LINE Demonstrate that forces in one dimension add algebraically Read More
• B2-02: SUM OF FORCES - SPRING SCALES Show that the sum of forces exerted on the mass by the scales is constant Read More
• B2-03: EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES - INCLINED PLANE Demonstrate equilibrium of forces Read More
• B2-04: VERTICAL FORCES - FOUR SPRING SCALES Show addition of forces along a line Read More
• B2-11: EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES - OHAUS PROJECTION Demonstrate equilibrium of forces Read More
• B2-12: EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES - BOARD BACKGROUND Demonstrate equilibrium of forces Read More
• B2-14: SUM OF FORCES - LARGE ROPE VERSION Develop a feel for equilibrium of forces on a large scale Read More
• B2-16: VECTOR ADDITION WITH ROPE AND STUDENTS Demonstrate vector addition of forces Read More
• B2-21: CONCEPT OF TORQUE - TORSIONAL CHAIR Introduce the concept of torque Read More
• B2-22: TORQUE - PHYSICAL DEFINITION Introduce the concept of torque Read More
• B2-23: TORQUE CONDITION FOR EQUILIBRIUM Demonstrate that equilibrium of forces is an insufficient condition for static equilibrium Read More
• B2-31: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES - WHEELS AND AXLES Demonstrate equilibrium of torques Read More
• B2-32 EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES - LARGE Demonstrate balanced torques Read More
• B2-33: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES - SMALL Demonstrate balanced torques Read More
• B2-34: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES - ANGLE BRACKET Verify the equation for torques when the center of mass is outside the object Read More
• B2-35: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES ON METERSTICK Demonstrate equilibrium of torques Read More
• B2-36: EQUILIBRIUM OF TORQUES ON METERSTICK - ROTATORS Demonstrate equilibrium of torques Read More
• B2-41: ROBERVAL BALANCE Demonstrate a paradox in equilibrium of forces and torques Read More
• B2-42: ARM MODEL Model the forces occurring in the arm Read More
• B2-43: CRANE BOOM Demonstrate a crane boom Read More
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