Type:

Other

Description:

This applet demonstrates equilibrium of three forces in a system consisting of two pulleys and three weights connected by strings. The user can adjust the weights and the placement of the pulleys. The applet shows the user the appearance of the setup, the angles between the lines that hold the weights, and the parallelogram demonstrating the force vectors. This applet is available in a wide range of languages.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Chemistry,Motion in Two Dimensions,NSDL,Mathematical Tools,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062311440T,vectors,Undergraduate (Lower Division),addition of forces,Statics of Rigid Bodies,Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Vector Algebra,static equilibrium,Classical Mechanics,Physics

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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