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Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:38

B1-17: CENTER OF MASS - STICKS

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  • ID Code: B1-17
  • Purpose: Illustrate the center of mass in a surprising way
  • Description: Two sticks are identical in appearance, but one is uniform in density and the other is weighted at one end. They can be marked either at the center of mass or where it appears to be, leaving the student to explain the peculiar behavior of the weighted stick when it is balanced.

    These sticks also do double-duty as part of the demonstration D2-04: MOMENT OF INERTIA RODS.

  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: B1
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