Modelling Forces for Connected Particles

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Modelling Forces for Connected Particles

 

Students learn how to resolve forces in connected particle systems, focusing on tension and acceleration.

Later, as learning progresses, they apply these concepts to particles on inclined planes, factoring in friction and component forces.

The lesson unfolds in three parts: first, calculating the acceleration and tension in a two-block system on an incline; second, finding acceleration given a constant force on connected particles; third, deducing the friction coefficient for particles on different inclines.

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Resolving Forces and Friction
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Connected Particles on Inclined Planes Part 1

Connected Particles and Inclined Planes Part 2

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