Free Body Diagrams

Drawing Free Body Diagrams to Show Forces

These diagrams are a quick and simple way to show all the forces acting on an object.

Free Body Diagram: Example

Imagine a firework has just taken off into the air. This example looks at the types of forces acing on it and which direction they act in.

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