# 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

## B3-01: LEVER AND LOADED WAGON

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

## B3-12 PULLEY - MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE

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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• #### C1-01: CENTER OF MASS MOTION - BARBELL

Demonstrate motion of the center of mass of an asymmetric object Read More
• #### C1-02: CENTER OF MASS MOTION - PLUMBER'S HELPER

Illustrate the motion of the center of mass of an irregularly-shaped object Read More
• #### C1-03: CENTER OF MASS MOTION - CLOWN

Illustrate rotation about the center of mass of an irregular object Read More
• #### C1-04: CENTER OF MASS - BEAR ON TIGHT ROPE

Show stability in system where the center of mass is outside of the object Read More
• #### C1-11: AIR TRACK - CENTER OF MASS PENDULUM

Show uniform motion of the center of mass of a vibrating pendulum/glider system Read More
• #### C1-12: AIR TRACK - CENTER OF MASS OF COUPLED GLIDERS

Demonstrate uniform motion of the center of mass of an oscillating system Read More
• #### C1-13: AIR TRACK - REDUCED MASS

Demonstrate the change in frequency for two-body oscillations Read More
• #### C1-21: AIR TABLE - TOPPLING STICK

Illustrate how a rigid rod topples on a frictionless surface Read More
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