Lecture Demonstrations
Lecture Demonstrations

Mechanics

Rotational Dynamics

Rotating Disk: Used to demonstrate conservation of angular momentum.

 

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LOCATION:
     Rotating platform base
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     Disk
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     Ring
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Let the disk rotate on the rotating plate form. Let the ring slide on the top of the disk and rotate together. You can observe the change of speed of the disk as it starts to move together with the ring.

 

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