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Tipping Block
# 1K10.10


Description: Tip block over by pulling on hook with spring scale (Newtons). Vary angle between force and the block.

Parts: Newton meter, block

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Meiners 14-3.2 A spring scale is used to show the least force required to overturn a cube.
Freier and Anderson Mo-4 A large wooden block is tipped over with a spring scale.

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