Rolling down a ramp

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The object is a

The object rolls without slipping down the ramp. You can plot the total mechanical energy (purple), gravitational potential energy (red), translational kinetic energy (green), and rotational kinetic energy (blue) as a function of time or position.

Simulation first posted on 1-4-2017. Written by Andrew Duffy

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