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Why this doesn't work?

  1. Jul 13, 2005 #1
    Hi,

    Could anyone tell me why http://optionalreaction.com/articles/ghd/index.htm doesn't work?

    Many thanks in advance (this problem has been bothering me for a long time),
    Keith
     
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  3. Jul 13, 2005 #2

    arildno

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    Because it is nonsense?
     
  4. Jul 13, 2005 #3
    What is nonsense?
     
  5. Jul 13, 2005 #4

    brewnog

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    That is nonsense.
     
  6. Jul 13, 2005 #5
    I guess you guys have no sense of humour here?

    I have had 1 (7 point) warning, and two unintelligent replies.

    Cya
     
  7. Jul 13, 2005 #6

    arildno

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    In addition, you've got a dumb website.
    Goodbye.
     
  8. Jul 13, 2005 #7

    DaveC426913

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    Sense of humour. OK, so it's a joke. And you were hoping to dupe others into making serious replies?

    Cya
     
  9. Jul 13, 2005 #8

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    Just in case you're serious, do the math. Its pretty straightforward that if f=ma then ma=f. You flipped an equation over and somehow got a different answer doing it one way than the other way!

    edit: IIRC, I first learned f=ma in 8th grade physical science class coincident with geometry/trigonometry. This problem is a simple sliding-on-a-frictionless-incline problem and a piece of cake for a halfway competent 8th grader. That 8th grader would probably laugh at your website's claim. So its tough to expect that real engineers would give you any more than a dismissive "that's nonsense".
     
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  10. Jul 13, 2005 #9

    FredGarvin

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    That was my favorite part.
     
  11. Jul 13, 2005 #10

    Janus

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    To start off, how do you justify your claim that:

     
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