Work-Energy Lab

The second official lab allows students to figure out a procedure for determining the work done by friction for a typical introductory mechanics situation; namely, carts with an attached “friction pad” accelerated up an inclined plane. Anytime we can get out of the book and work out the concepts in the real world, issues can arise 😉

Issues with the "real world"
Issues with the "real world"

Of course, most groups just enjoy the hands on exploring —

All Smiles for Work-Energy Lab
All Smiles for Work-Energy Lab
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