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Monday, 09 June 2014 14:12

C1-01: CENTER OF MASS MOTION - BARBELL

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  • ID Code: C1-01
  • Purpose: Demonstrate motion of the center of mass of an asymmetric object.
  • Description: A barbell with unequal ends is thrown through the air. The center of mass (red spot near large end) moves in a smooth parabolic arc despite the gyrations of the two asymmetric ends.

    An animation of the movement of an object of this kind can be viewed at http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/COM/com-a.html

  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: C1
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