School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Pressure

Mo-1 Bed of Nails

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate the essential difference between pressure and force by distributing the lecturers weight over a bed of nails.

Mo-2 Vacuum Bazooka

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate that a large difference in pressure can create a propulsive force.

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