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Tuesday, 16 July 2013 13:00

D4-03: BICYCLE WHEEL GYROSCOPE ON PIVOT

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  • ID Code: D4-03
  • Purpose: Demonstrates gyroscopic precession and nutation
  • Description: Spin the bicycle wheel and release it with a small push to obtain pure precession, or release it without simultaneously pushing it to obtain precession with nutation. Release it with no spin to show that precession only occurs with the pre-condition of angular momentum of the wheel.
  • Availability: Available
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