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Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:23

B1-09: CENTER OF MASS - TRIANGLE

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  • ID Code: B1-09
  • Purpose: Demonstrate the process of locating the center of mass
  • Description:

    The triangle can be suspended from any corner by a nail at the top of the support; the lines drawn on the triangle are then seen to be vertical by comparison with a plumb line. The center of mass is at the point where the three lines intersect.

    See also demonstration B1-01: CENTER OF MASS - DISC SECTION. These two demonstrations use the same stand and are often taught together.

  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: FS2
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