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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Nose Basher Pendulum

PIRA 1M40.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A penulum that is in contact with your nose when released will not hit your nose on the return swing due to the loss of energy to friction.

Recipe and
Location:

Heavy Ball w/String
Long Rod
Table Clamp
Right Angle Clamp
Small Rod

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Nose Basher Pendulum

Real Video:

Nose Basher Pendulum

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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