School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Momentum & Newton's laws

Mb-1 Reaction Train

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate Newton's third law.

Mb-2 Newton's Cradle

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate the conservation of mementum and energy laws.

Mb-3 Newton's Cart

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that force can be resolved into its individual components.

Mb-4 Dining Table

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate inertia of objects.

Mb-5 Happy and Unhappy Balls

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate the difference of coefficient of restitution of two balls that appear to be quite similar.

Mb-6 Jet Propulsion

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that a rocket can be propelled forward, by gas being ejected out backwards.

Mj-3 Action and Reaction

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate Newton's third law.

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