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Buoyant Force II

        

Buoyant Force II

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The motion of an object placed in a fluid is simulated. The densities of the block and fluid, and the coefficient of friction between the block and fluid, can be changed. Oscillatory motion is seen as the block comes to rest, in cases where it can float.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: May 11, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 02, 2009
Submitter: John Walkup

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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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14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

By showing the buoyant and gravitational force vectors, this applet opens up a lot of possibilities for inquiries. Very versatile.