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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Hero's Engine

PIRA 4F30.19

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A flask constructed such that the vents are constructed in opposite directions. When the water in the flask is heated, the steam will exit the vents, causing the flask to spin.

Recipe and
Location:

Hero's Engine
Table Rod
Right Angle Clamp
Small Rod
Bunser Burner
Striker

Video:

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MPG Video:

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Real Video:

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Notes:

none at this time

 

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