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Friday, 13 June 2014 16:34

D1-55: ROTATING ELASTIC RINGS

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  • ID Code: D1-55
  • Purpose: Demonstrate "centrifugal reaction" and to indicate why the earth is oblate.
  • Description: Turning the crank causes the elastic rings to rotate about the vertical axis. The so-called "centrifugal reaction" then causes the rings to assume an oblate spheroidal shape like that of the Earth.
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: D1
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