Halliday, Resnick and Walker FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6/e
Chapter Nine: Systems of Particles

Blocks and Center of Gravity

By Fu-Kwun Hwang, National Taiwan University, Department of Physics.


The classic physics demonstration and problem: four uniform blocks on the top of the table. How far can the blocks be extended and still remain stable?

Comments, corrections and suggestions to Dan MacIsaac

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