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Physics Education

May 2006 Volume 41, Number 3

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Number of articles: 2

  1. A Simple Measurement of the Sliding Friction Coefficient

    Luigi M. Gratton & Silvia Defrancesco

    We present a simple computer-aided experiment for investigating Coulomb's law of sliding friction in a classroom. It provides a way of testing the possible dependence of the friction coefficient on... More

    pp. 232-235

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  2. The Projectile Inside the Loop

    Gabriele U. Varieschi

    The loop-the-loop demonstration can be easily adapted to study the kinematics of projectile motion, when the moving body falls inside the apparatus. Video capturing software can be used to reveal... More

    pp. 236-239

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