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This applet demonstrates the principle of lever and torque. Wieghts can be added or removed from different points on a balanced beam and the resultant tipping of the beam can be studied.

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- Rotational Dynamics
- Statics of Rigid Bodies
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© 1997 Walter Fendt
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Keywords:
balance, force, simulation, torque
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Metadata instance created July 19, 2006 by swapna gurumani
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September 8, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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January 18, 2003
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Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Rotational Dynamics

This simulation demonstrates the principle of lever and torque. Weights can be added or removed from different points on a balanced beam and the resultant tipping of the beam can be studied.

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AIP Format
W. Fendt, (1997), WWW Document, (http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/lever.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
W. Fendt, Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Lever Principle, (1997), <http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/lever.htm>.
APA Format
Fendt, W. (2003, January 18). Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Lever Principle. Retrieved October 2, 2014, from http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/lever.htm
Chicago Format
Fendt, Walter. Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Lever Principle. January 18, 2003. http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/lever.htm (accessed 2 October 2014).
MLA Format
Fendt, Walter. Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Lever Principle. 1997. 18 Jan. 2003. 2 Oct. 2014 <http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/lever.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "Walter Fendt", Title = {Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Lever Principle}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {2 October 2014}, Month = {January 18, 2003}, Year = {1997} }
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