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Mechanics > Rigid Bodies

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Derive Euler's buckling formula from first principles.

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.