MotionGenesis: F=ma Software, textbooks, training, consulting.   Rolling disks   (application to wheeled vehicles)


Disk/spheres rolling down an inclined plane
Rolling disk conservation of energy: Problem statement (.pdf)
Kinetic and potential energy Program responses
Rolling disk dynamics: Problem statement (.pdf)
Dynamics: F = m a,   Kane, ... Program responses
 
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3D rolling disk (application to unicycles/bicycles/cars)
Rolling disk dynamics: Problem statement (.pdf)
Dynamics: Euler, Kane Program responses
 
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Related: Bear on unicycle rolling on a high wire.
 
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Euler disk: Courtesy/purchase from Arbor Scientific