# MERLOT Materials

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#### Carousel (Centripetal Force)

This simulation demonstrates the concept of centripetal force through a simplified carousel consisting of masses on the... see more

#### Circular and Satellite Motion

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

#### First Semester Physics Simulations

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

#### Introductory Physics Lab e-Manual

An electronic laboratory manual for introductory physics consisting of videos (on principles and laboratory procedure) in... see more

#### Motion-PhET Simulations

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

#### Physics Demo Videos

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

#### Teaching Science with the Yo-yo

Lesson plan for teaching basic science concepts with the use of the yo-yo. Lesson plan opens as a .pdf file.

#### Torque

This applet shows the applied force necessary to balance a lever with a mass at one end. The pivot point of the lever,... see more

#### Rolling and Slipping

Allows the user to vary the coefficient of friction, angular speed, and linear velocity of a wheel.

#### A Hanging Bicycle Wheel (not... A Hanging Bicycle Wheel (not spinning)

In this animation, students must figure out what happens to a bicycle wheel hanging from a rope at the end of its axle,... see more

#### Angular Momentum

This applet simulates the magnitude and direction of the angular momentum vector for a rotating system. ColorÂ–coded... see more

#### Balance a vertical stick

This applet allows users to perform a virtual experiment of balancing long vertical stick with a mass at the end. The... see more

#### Central Forces (One Particle)

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more

#### Circle and Something More

Demonstrates circular and translational motion of a point when initial conditions (such as the initial velocities and... see more

#### Circular Motion

A tutorial on circular motion, with hyperlinks to subtopics, including animations.

#### Combined Translation and Rotation

Demonstrates how linear and rotation of an object are related.

#### Free Rolling and Circular Motion... Free Rolling and Circular Motion (Physics, Math)

Demonstrates relationship between velocity, acceleration, displacement (etc.) of a free rolling disk.

#### Moment of Inertia

Users can place a variety of masses on a horizontal rotating platform that is being accelerated by a hanging mass (which... see more

#### Physics 111 Self-Graded Quiz No. 2

A self-graded quiz on basic kinematics and dynamics (including rotational dynamics) from the first semester of an... see more

#### Physlet Problems: Rotational... Physlet Problems: Rotational Dynamics

Physlet problems that relate to rotation.

#### Rolling and Slipping Web Assignment... Rolling and Slipping Web Assignment No. 1

Web assignment on the relationship between rolling and slipping. Uses an embedded Java applet by B. Surendranath Reddy... see more

#### Rolling and Slipping Web Assignment... Rolling and Slipping Web Assignment No. 2

Web assignment on the relationship between rolling and slipping. Uses an embedded Java applet by Angel Franco Garcia for... see more

#### Rotational Dynamics Web Assignment

Web assignment on the relationship between the moment-of-inertia of an Atwood machine pulley and the motion of the... see more

#### Rotational Motion Self-Test

This is a self-test for students covering rotational motion, mainly torque. It is on the beginning level. The questions... see more