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Name: Normal, Tension, and Other Examples of Forces
ID: m42075
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define normal and tension forces.
  • Apply Newton's laws of motion to solve problems involving a variety of forces.
  • Use trigonometric identities to resolve weight into components.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: normal force, tension, weight
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 11:57 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 8:24 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.7 Feb 19, 2014 10:42 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
specified magnitude in question (errata)

Version: 1.6 Jun 13, 2013 10:03 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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chopped off bit

Version: 1.5 Jul 5, 2012 8:24 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
image updates and LO modification

Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 1:16 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Review changes

Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 12:53 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
consistency, LO, image cropping

Version: 1.2 May 2, 2012 3:44 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 21, 2011 11:58 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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