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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Rotating Person and Weights

PIRA 1Q40.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

As the weights are pulled closer to the axis of rotation, the person will spin faster due to a change in the moment of inertia.

Recipe and
Location:

Rotating Platform
2Kg Masses
Person

Video:

Streaming Video:

Person and Weights

MPG Video:

Person and Weights

Real Video:

Person and Weights

Notes:

none at this time

 

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