Learning Exercise

Rolling and Slipping Web Assignment No. 2

Web assignment on the relationship between rolling and slipping. lllustrates how angular and linear properties (such as velocity and acceleration) are related.
Course: First semester, introductory physics
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Applet demonstrates how friction affects the rolling motion of a ball down an inclined plane. see more

Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/RollingSlipping002.htm

Technical Notes

Java applet embedded in page.

Requirements

Basic vector algebra, reference frames.

Topics

Rotational kinematics, friction.