Construction of Free-Body Diagrams
By Kim Ristow
In this learning activity you'll explore a step-by-step process to solve simple free-body diagrams. They identify forces acting in the x or y direction in interactive exercises.
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Very informative; excellent animations and descriptionsPosted by Patrick Morrissey on 10/15/2013 2:06:16 PM Reply
its really interesting and easy...... awesome jobPosted by kirti rana on 3/1/2011 8:53:40 AM Reply
Great idea. As someone else mentioned, the use of the term Applied Force for a tension or pushing force can lead to confusion. Students want to have an applied force in whatever drection an object is moving. Also, best practice (IMHO) suggests every force has three descriptors that are necessary: type (contact - such as normal or friction, or field - such as gravity), direction, and source (e.g. earth, tabletop, shoelace, etc). This kind of gets type and source confused. Direction is done well. I will definitely show this to my students.Posted by Jeff Funkhouser on 8/10/2007 12:00:00 AM Reply