Resistance of wheels rolling over obstacles

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Abstract

An experiment investigating the force required for a wheel to roll over an obstacle is discussed. The experiment introduces students to an interesting application of the requirements for static equilibrium of a rigid object.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-184
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Teacher
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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