# PHYS121

## I6-52: ENTROPY - FOUR BALLS IN GAS DIFFUSION MODEL

Purpose: Demonstrate that an ordered state is statistically possible.

## I6-33: MOLECULAR MOTION DEMO - GAS PRESSURE

Purpose: Model gas pressure.

## I4-19: CONDENSATION OF STEAM - SODA CAN COLLAPSE

Purpose: Surprising demonstration using condensation of steam.

## I3-52: CONSTANT VOLUME GAS THERMOMETER - ABSOLUTE ZERO

Category: I3 Gases
Purpose: Determine the value of absolute zero.

## I3-19: LIFTING USING ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE

Category: I3 Gases
Purpose: Dramatically demonstrate an effect of air pressure.

## I3-12: WATER BAROMETER - CAN CRUSHER

Category: I3 Gases
Purpose: Illustrate a result of atmospheric pressure.

## I2-27: THERMAL EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN ALUMINUM AND COPPER

Purpose: Show process of thermal equilibrium happening between touching aluminum and copper cylinders.

## I1-01: THERMOMETERS

Purpose: Show several types of thermometers.

## F4-11: LAMINAR AND TURBULENT FLOW OF AIR

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion
Purpose: Demonstrate laminar and turbulent flow.

## F4-01: VISCOSITY OF LIQUIDS

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion
Purpose: Compare the viscosities of water and mineral oil.

## F2-13: BOUYANCY - EXPANDING BALLOON CONUNDRUM

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Conundrum involving weight of an expanding balloon.

## F2-07: BUOYANCY - PEPSI AND DIET PEPSI

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Show the difference in density between soft drinks with and without sugar.

## F2-04: BUOYANCY - SPHERE AND WATER

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Challenge the students' thinking about the buoyant force by considering the question: "Will a round object, without a flat top and bottom surface, experience a buoyant force, as does a cylinder?"

## F1-11: HYDRAULIC PRESS

Purpose: Demonstrate dramatically Pascal's Law and the large forces attainable using hydraulic systems.

## F1-05: DOES WATER SEEK ITS OWN LEVEL?

Purpose: A trick to challenge the students.

## F1-04: EQUILIBRIUM TUBES

Purpose: Demonstrate that pressure is transmitted equally throughout a fluid.

## F1-02: FLUID PRESSURE VS DEPTH - ANEROID GAUGE

Purpose: Show water pressure versus depth with an aneroid gauge.

## D2-05: DUMBBELL - VARIABLE MOMENT OF INERTIA

Purpose: Demonstrate the effect of moment of inertia.

## B4-14: ELASTIC LIMIT OF WIRE

Category: B4 Elasticity
Purpose: Demonstrate the variation in tensile strength with wire diameter.
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• #### D2-01 RING AND DISC ON INCLINED PLANE

Demonstrates effect of rotational inertia on acceleration of an object Read More
• #### D2-02: Miscellaneous Rolling Bodies On Inclined Plane

Demonstrates effect of rotational inertia on acceleration of an object Read More
• #### D2-03: CANS ON INCLINED PLANE - WITH AND WITHOUT WATER

Illustrate the effect of moment of inertia on rolling acceleration. Read More
• #### D2-04: MOMENT OF INERTIA RODS

Demonstrate dynamic effects of the center of mass and moment of inertia Read More
• #### D2-05: DUMBBELL - VARIABLE MOMENT OF INERTIA

Demonstrate the effect of moment of inertia. Read More
• #### D2-11: HINGED STICK AND FALLING BALL

Application of the rotational analog of Newton's second law. Read More
• #### D2-12: TOPPLING CHIMNEY

Demonstrate how a toppling chimney breaks up. Read More
• #### D2-13: RACING PENDULA

Illustrate in a counter-intuitive way the effect of moment of inertia on rotational acceleration. Read More
• #### D2-21: CENTER OF PERCUSSION - BAT AND MALLET

Demonstrate the center of percussion using a baseball bat. Read More
• #### D2-31 OBERBECK CROSS

Illustrates rotational analog of Newton's second law of motion Read More
• #### D2-32: AIR TABLE - LINEAR AND ANGULAR ACCEL OF A DISC

Illustrate the accelerating disc problem. Read More
• #### D2-41: MOMENTS OF INERTIA ABOUT THREE PRINCIPAL AXES

Illustrate the three principal axes of a thin aluminum plate. Read More
• #### D2-42: MOMENT OF INERTIA -TORSIONAL CHAIR AND BOARD

Demonstrate moment of inertia using the torsional chair. Read More
• #### D2-43: MOMENT OF INERTIA - TORSIONAL CHAIR AND WEIGHTS

Demonstrate the effect of moment of inertia. Read More
• #### D2-51: BICYCLE WHEEL PENDULUM

Demonstrate the Parallel Axis Theorem. Read More
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