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- 2 May 22
With a long enough lever you can lift anything. Here I am trying to move millstone from the river by my house. I have moved it 2m in 2 days means it will be in out garden some time next year. The mechanical advantage is about 20 since the...
- 18 Apr 22
Actually the title should be 2023 since that is when this lot will do their exam, however I always get the IA done early so my first year students have just handed in their 1st draft. I have given feedback and they have 1 week to finish it...
- 9 Apr 22
Some of my students and I are having difficulty plotting curves in Loggerpro. There seems to be some bugs. Curve plotting is necessary in the IA when an equation can not be linearised, however it is important that the curve plotted is based...
Mechanics is the study of the interactions between physical bodies and their consequent motion.
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What is an electric field? What is its effect on charges? What is the electric force affected by? When charges move around a circuit, what can this be used for?