Category: D3 Angular Momentum

Purpose:
To illustrate centripetal acceleration and the associated forces

Category: J5 Magnetostatics

Purpose:
Show an interesting demonstration of magnetism.

Category: G3 Mechanical Waves - One Dimensional

Purpose:
Demonstrate transverse and longitudinal wave motion.

Category: G1 Simple Harmonic Motion

Purpose:
Demonstrate that simple harmonic motion is the projection of uniform circular motion.

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion

Purpose:
Illustrate the reaction force on spinning water and the shape of the water surface.

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion

Purpose:
Show the behavior of a liquid when subjected to a centripetal force.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Show that pendula of different length suspended from the same point rotating at the same angular speed rise to the same vertical height.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Demonstrate the presence of a "critical parameter" which determines the dynamic behavior of a simple physical system.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Demonstrate the presence of a "critical parameter" which determines the dynamic behavior of a simple physical system.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Show that a sphere rolling on a rotating disc will move in circles.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Model the Coriolis effect.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Illustrate the Coriolis effect.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Conundrum involving angular motion.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Show that rotation about the principal axis of smaller moment of inertia is unstable and changes to rotation about the principal axis of maximum moment of inertia.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Illustrate weird rotational effects and to demonstrate transformation of gravitational potential energy into rotational energy.

Category: D5 Rotational Esoterica

Purpose:
Illustrate the effect rotation about the various principal axes on stability.

Category: D3 Angular Momentum

Purpose:
Qualitatively show conservation of angular momentum in collisions of a circular puck with a rectangular puck.

Category: D3 Angular Momentum

Purpose:
Demonstrate angular momentum conservation in a surprising way.

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