lab 3 - Free-Body Diagrams 1 Sketch the forces acting on...

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Free-Body Diagrams 1. Sketch the forces acting on the table, your body, and the force plate while you are standing in equilibrium on the force plate (which is on the floor), pushing down on the table. Clearly label each force using the form F A on B , where “A on B” means Object A acting on Object B. In addition to Table = T, Body = B, and Force plate = P, use Earth = E and Floor = F. Two pairs of forces in these sketches make up two action-reaction pairs. Denote these pairs by changing the colors of their vectors – right-click on arrow and format shape. Use different colors for each pair. 2. Sketch the forces acting on you and the force plate while you are accelerating upwards just prior to jumping off the plate. Label them and change their colors as described in Question 1. WPI Physics Department 1 PH 1110 2014-15 Name and section number: Partner’s name and section number:
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Mass = M Body = B Force plate = P 3. Put graphs into the box below showing a) the force-plate data as a student pushes down upon
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