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JDK1.0.2 simulations (1996-2001) => Dynamics => Topic started by: Fu-Kwun Hwang on January 29, 2004, 03:37:43 pm



Title: In which direction will it roll?
Post by: Fu-Kwun Hwang on January 29, 2004, 03:37:43 pm

    If the spool is pulled horizontally to the right.
      in which direction will it roll?

      1. to the left?
      2. to the right?
      3. others ...

      4. Think about it¡I¡I¡I And explain why ?
      What if it is pulled in the following way?

    Want to know the answer ? Try the following java applet! Or find a spool and check it out?




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