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Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:21

B1-08: STATES OF EQUILIBRIUM - CONE

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  • ID Code: B1-08
  • Purpose: Illustrate stable, unstable, and neutral equilibrium
  • Description:

    The cone resting on its base is in a stable equilibrium. When it is balancing on its tip, the cone is in an unstable equilibrium. Lying on its side makes it in a neutral equilibrium.

    Questions: Why does balancing the cone on its tip cause it to be in an unstable equilibrium? What is the difference between a stable and neutral equilibrium?

  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: B1
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