# Mechanics

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### Projectile Motion-how far can one throw a javelin?

5 years ago

The article addresses thy physics of projectile motion. Firstly we discuss vertical and horizontal projectile as a special case of this type of motions, caused by the gravitation force. All basic concept relating projectile motion, including trajectory, initial velocity, horizontal range are...

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### Calculator Techniques for Engineering Mechanics Using Casio Calculators

12 months ago

Are you interested in the different calculator techniques in Engineering Mechanics? This is the right place for you. A step-by-step guide to different calculator techniques in Engineering Mechanics.

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### What is the Function of a Force Table?

6 years ago

A Force table is a tool to demonstrate Newton's First Law and how vectors work. It is common in most physics classroom labs. Newton's First Law: An object at rest remains at rest and an object in motion conitnues in motion with constant velocity...

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### Gears and Pulleys Simple Machines Lesson

3 years ago

This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit on inventions and simple machines. Build and test pulleys, play pulley tug-of-war, find out how a clock works, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a weekly homeschool...

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### Lever and Screw Simple Machines Lesson

3 years ago

This is part 2 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Inventions and Simple Machines. Build and test catapults, lift an adult using a lever, test out screws of various threads, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a...

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### How to Build a Newtonian Demonstrator

10 months ago

A Newtonian demonstrator is also called the "Newton's Cradle" and is sold as an office desk toy. It comes in a dramatic range of sizes and shapes, as you can see. The Geek Group in Kalamazoo makes the giant size.

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### What Is Momentum?

18 months ago

Momentum is part of the study of mechanics in physics. It is derived largely from Newton's Three Laws of Motion. What is momentum? Read on to discover!

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### Can you catch the dollar? - physics of free fall

5 years ago

Starting with a tricky challenge of catching a bill we will discuss the physics of free fall. The intrigued fact whether the free fall depend on body mass or not dates back to the Galileo Galilei's experiments within the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The article addresses a rather comprehensive study of...

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### Wheels and Axles Lesson

3 years ago

This is part 3 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Inventions and Simple Machines. Build and test waterwheels, use cylinders to make wheel cookies, experiment with matchbox cars to demonstrate friction, compare the mechanical advantage of an adult and a children's bicycle, and more!

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