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Frictional Force


Frictional Force

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An interactive applet for simulating various combinations of the block/plane problem.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: May 06, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 18, 2006
Submitter: John Walkup


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review (not reviewed)
  • User review 2.5 average rating
  • User Rating: 2.5 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (3)
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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)

On Netscape under Windows NT the applet ran a little better, although it doesn't seem to be very versatile.

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14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Good text explanation, but the applet did not run very smoothly, which I found frustrating.