# Rotational Dynamics

## D1-52: FAIRGROUND ROTOR

Purpose: Illustrate the application of rotational forces

## D1-44: ACCELEROMETERS AND FRAMES OF REFERENCE

Purpose: Demonstrate the direction of the acceleration in both rotational and translational coordinate systems

## G1-11 COMPARISON OF SHM AND UCM

Purpose: Demonstrates the relationship between simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion.

## D5-05 CELTS

Purpose: Illustrates a wierd rotational device

## D5-01 TIPPE TOP

Purpose: Gyroscopic effect examples

## D4-03: BICYCLE WHEEL GYROSCOPE ON PIVOT

Category: D4 Gyroscopes
Purpose: Demonstrates gyroscopic precession and nutation

## D3-05 ROTATING CHAIR AND BICYCLE WHEEL

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

## D3-03 ROTATING CHAIR AND WEIGHTS

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

## D3-02: MASS ON STRING - ORBITS WITH VARYING RADIUS

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

## D3-01 MASSES SLIDING ON ROTATING CROSSARM

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

## D2-31 OBERBECK CROSS

Purpose: Illustrates rotational analog of Newton's second law of motion

## D2-02: Miscellaneous Rolling Bodies On Inclined Plane

Purpose: Demonstrates effect of rotational inertia on acceleration of an object

## D2-01 RING AND DISC ON INCLINED PLANE

Purpose: Demonstrates effect of rotational inertia on acceleration of an object

## D1-61: Rolling versus Sliding

Purpose: Applies conservation of energy to a rolling object

## D1-53 LOOP-THE-LOOP

Purpose: Demonstrates centripetal force and conservation of energy in a rotating object

## D1-51 BANKED CURVE MODEL

Purpose: Aid in explaining banked turns

## D1-41 ROTATING WATER BUCKET

Purpose: Demonstrates centripetal force and centrifugal reaction

## D1-37 MUDSLINGER

Purpose: Illustrates centripetal force and that instantaenous velocity is tangent to the circular path

## D1-35 CENTRIPETAL FORCE - ROTATING MASS

Purpose: Measures the required centripetal force for an object to move with uniform circular motion

## D1-34 ROTATING MASS ON SPRING

Purpose: Illustrates centripetal force
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• #### D1-01 STROBOSCOPE AND FAN

Demonstrates rotational motion using stroboscope Read More

• #### D1-12: ADDITION OF ANGULAR VELOCITIES

Illustrate the complex motion resulting from addition of two angular velocities Read More
• #### D1-21: ANGULAR VELOCITY - OBERBECK CROSS

Measure the angular velocity of a rotating object Read More
• #### D1-30: TRAJECTORY FROM CIRCULAR ORBIT - OVERHEAD PROJECTOR

Show that the instantaneous velocity of an object executing uniform circular motion is tangent to the circle Read More
• #### D1-31: TRAJECTORY FROM SPIRAL

Show that forces are required to create circular motion Read More
• #### D1-32: TRAJECTORY FROM CIRCULAR ORBIT

Show that the instantaneous velocity of an object executing uniform circular motion is tangent to the circle Read More
• #### D1-33 ROTATING MASS ON STRING

Illustrates centripetal force and that instantaneous velocity is tangent to the circular path Read More

• #### D1-35 CENTRIPETAL FORCE - ROTATING MASS

Measures the required centripetal force for an object to move with uniform circular motion Read More
• #### D1-36: AIR TABLE - CENTRIPETAL FORCE

Show that centripetal force varies with angular velocity Read More
• #### D1-37 MUDSLINGER

Illustrates centripetal force and that instantaeous velocity is tangent to the circular path Read More
• #### D1-39: PENNY AND COAT HANGER

Demonstrate centripetal force and centrifugal reaction in a dramatic way Read More
• #### D1-40: CENTRIPETAL FORCE ON ROTATING RUBBER BAND

Demonstrate centripetal force and centrifugal reaction Read More
• #### D1-41 ROTATING WATER BUCKET

Demonstrates centripetal force and centrifugal reaction Read More
• #### D1-42: ROTATING WATER BUCKET WITH SPONGE

Illustrate centripetal force and centrifugal reaction with a trick Read More
• #### D1-43: INERTIAL FORCES - BALLS IN ROTATING JARS

Demonstrate inertial forces in bodies submerged in air and in water Read More
• #### D1-44: ACCELEROMETERS AND FRAMES OF REFERENCE

Demonstrate the direction of the acceleration in both rotational and translational coordinate systems Read More
• #### D1-51 BANKED CURVE MODEL

Aid in explaining banked turns Read More
• #### D1-52: FAIRGROUND ROTOR

Illustrate the application of rotational forces Read More
• #### D1-53 LOOP-THE-LOOP

Demonstrates conservation of energy in a rotating object and centripetal force Read More
• #### D1-55: ROTATING ELASTIC RINGS

Demonstrate "centrifugal reaction" and to indicate why the earth is oblate Read More
• #### D1-61: Rolling versus Sliding

Applies conservation of energy to a rolling object Read More
• #### D1-62: CONSERVATION OF ENERGY IN ROLLING BODY

Demonstrate conversion of gravitational potential energy into translational and rotational kinetic energy Read More
• #### D1-63: MAXWELL PENDULUM - LARGE

Demonstrate transformations between gravitational potential energy and rotational kinetic energy Read More
• #### D1-64: MAXWELL PENDULUM - SMALL

Demonstrate transformations between gravitational potential energy and rotational kinetic energy Read More
• #### D1-65: YO-YO

Illustrate transformation between various forms of energy and to perform yo-yo tricks Read More
• #### D1-81: TRICYCLE

Illustrate a tricky problem in rotational dynamics Read More
• #### D1-82: ROLLING FRICTION

Show the direction of the frictional force when a rolling object is accelerated Read More
• #### D1-83: SPOOL

Illustrate a counterintuitive problem in rotational dynamics Read More
• #### D1-84: SPINNING CYLINDRICAL SHELL

A counterintuitive demonstration of rotational dynamics Read More
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