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Re: Conservation of ME and nonconservative forces

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, QUIST, OREN wrote:

Come On People!
The problem is for a freshman level physics class.

Well, then you still have to include the moment of inertia. A rolling
ball has to get started rolling, unlike a frictionless block sliding down
the same incline. Feynman was complaining about this as evidence of faked
experiments in physics texts, I think in "O Americano, otra vez!"

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