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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Cartesian Diver

PIRA 2B40.30

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Description:

A small glass vessel with a hole in the bottom is partially filled with water and placed in a partially filled cylinder of water. The cylinder has a rubber diaphram which, when pushed, forced more water into the diver. The addition of this mass of water into the diver causes is to sink.

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Cartesian Diver Demo

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Cartesian Diver

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Cartesian Diver

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