Kinematics by Graphs
Kinematics by Algebra
Newton's Laws of Motion
Free Body Diagrams
Gravity & Beyond
d.c. Circuit Analysis (Resistor Reduction)
d.c. Circtuis (Kirchoff's Rules)
This text is meant to accompany class discussions. It is not everything there is to know about the basics of torque and the two conditions of equilibrium. It is meant as a prep for class.
More detailed notes and examples are given in the class notes, presentations, and demonstrations (click here.)
Click for the questions that go with this reading
Calculating Torque's Magnitude
Calculating Torque's "Sign"
Center of mass
Extended Free Body Diagrams
Two Conditions of Mechanical Equilibrium
Example Problems (Balanced Beams, Suspended Beams, and Ladders)
This is links takes you to the instructions for the mobile.
Some of my class notes and much more.
Some solutions to the worksheets. These solutions contain strategies to help you to understand the answer.
by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)