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Bridge Builder

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this short problem we investigate the tensions and compressions in a framework made from springs and ropes.

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Euler's Buckling Formula

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Derive Euler's buckling formula from first principles.

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More Bridge Building

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Which parts of these framework bridges are in tension and which parts are in compression?

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Lunar Leaper

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Gravity on the Moon is about 1/6th that on the Earth. A pole-vaulter 2 metres tall can clear a 5 metres pole on the Earth. How high a pole could he clear on the Moon?

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Wobbler

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

A cone is glued to a hemisphere. When you place it on a table in what position does it come to rest?

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Balances and Springs

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.