School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Moments

Ml-1 Moments

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that in equilibrium the sum of the moments about an arbitrary point is zero.

Ml-2 Free Fall Paradox (The Falling Chimney)

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that the vertical component of the acceleration of the end of a hinged stick is greater than g (when theta is about 35° or less).

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