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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Passing the Wheel to a Rotating Person

PIRA 1Q30.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

Depending on how the wheel is held, the person's angular momentum will be more or less; andular momentum is additive.

Recipe and
Location:

Rotating Platform
Bicycle Wheel
Person

Video:

MPG Video:

Rotating Wheel Passed to Person

Real Video:

Rotating Wheel Passed to Person

Notes:

none at this time

 

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