Sliding down a ramp

The motion of a particle sliding down a slope can be modelled using either Newtonian mechanics or Joule's law of conservation of energy. This file shows how these approaches both give a similar equation of motion for the particle.

 

A. G. Gomez (algomgom@gmail.com)

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
coefficient  energy  friction  joule  mechanics  newtonian  potential  sliding  slope  weight 
Target Group (Age)
19+
Language
English (United Kingdom)
 
 
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