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In this simulation two masses are connected by a rope running over a pulley. Students can adjust the masses, M1 and M2 , and the co-efficient of friction between M1 and the surface.
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: August 07, 1997
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 08, 2004
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  • Editor Review avg: 4 rating
  • User Rating: 2 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for John Walkup
14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Not a simulation, but rather performs a pre-programmed result. Not useful, in my opinion.