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written by Andrew Duffy
This web page is an interactive physics problem on rotational friction.  The user can control whether friction is present, and see how it affects the motion of a car attempting to accelerate.  

This is part of a collection of similar simulation-based student activities.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
- Rotational Dynamics
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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application/java
text/html
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© 2001 Andrew Duffy, Boston University
Keywords:
acceleration, force, friction, motion, rotation, rotational friction
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created April 10, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
August 19, 2008 by Cathy Ezrailson
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March 28, 2008
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AIP Format
A. Duffy, (2001), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c16_car.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
A. Duffy, Boston University Physics Applets: Accelerating Car, (2001), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c16_car.html>.
APA Format
Duffy, A. (2008, March 28). Boston University Physics Applets: Accelerating Car. Retrieved September 22, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c16_car.html
Chicago Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Accelerating Car. March 28, 2008. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c16_car.html (accessed 22 September 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Applets: Accelerating Car. 2001. 28 Mar. 2008. 22 Sep. 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/semester1/c16_car.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Andrew Duffy", Title = {Boston University Physics Applets: Accelerating Car}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 September 2014}, Month = {March 28, 2008}, Year = {2001} }
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