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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
This applet illustrates the effect of frictional forces on the motion of masses. In this experiment, two masses, resting one on top of the other, are pulled by a hanging mass connected by an ideal rope.  Masses and friction can be changed. Different force vectors are color-coded.

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free body diagram, friction, pulley
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Frictional Forces

This java applet shows the change in a force diagram and the reacting motion of a system when frictional forces are present.

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F. Hwang, (1999), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=3.0).
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F. Hwang, NTNU Java: Frictional force, (1999), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=3.0>.
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Hwang, F. (1999, November 11). NTNU Java: Frictional force. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=3.0
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Frictional force. November 11, 1999. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=3.0 (accessed 25 July 2017).
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. NTNU Java: Frictional force. 1999. 11 Nov. 1999. 25 July 2017 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=3.0>.
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