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List of Mechanics Problems |
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Rating |
Description |
Title (time) |
View Source |

grapefruit falling with and without air resistance | airesist (30 min) | ||

plot average acceleration with decreasing time intervals | aveacc ( 30 min) | ||

plot average velocity with decreasing time intervals | avevel (30 min) | ||

introductory exercise, simple graph | ballup (10 min) | ||

(short version of conserv.force) potential function/ closed path | conshort (20 min) | ||

wheel and mass and crank | crank (>1hr) | ||

hammer force and impulse on plate | hammer (10 min) | ||

rotational moment of inertia for a bar | inertia (35 min) | ||

two balls colliding in midair | jim&phil (60 min) | ||

ball launched between 2 points | launch (30 min) | ||

mass, spring, incline | massinc (40 min) | ||

mass, spring, incline, with friction | massinfr (45 min) | ||

Mass hanging from spring. | mspring (30 min) | ||

impulse given by fast charged particle (home packet: E&M) | particle (40 min) | ||

path of ping-pong ball with and without drag force | ping (40 min) | ||

frequency response of spring mass system | rcspring (45 min) | ||

gravitational force rod exerts on a tiny sphere | rodgrav (15 min) | ||

find maximum horizontal jump distance from end of ramp | skboard (60 min) | ||

not done | Is it better to speed up when hitting a barrier? | speedup | |

motion of an amusement park ride with two arms and angular velocities | teacup (60 min) | ||

tennis serve impulse vs. time | tennis (10 min) | ||

Numerically integrate to find the time for a stud wall to fall over | wallfall (30 min) | ||

Mass hangs from upper thread; yank to break lower thread | yank (60 min) | ||

advanced version of yank - solve equation of motion w/o approximations | yankadv (60 min) |

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