Circular Motion & Torque Demonstration List

Simple Harmonic Motion, Circular Motion & Torque Demonstration List

Circular Motion

  • swing bucket of water in a circle
  • gyroscope (bicycle wheel)
  • person spinning in swivel chair
  • spin stuffed animal on string and let go
  • spin weight on string through hollow tube with masses hanging from string

Torque

  • balance an object (ruler, pipe, etc.) on two fingers & slide fingers slowly together--will always arrive at center of mass.
  • bottle stand
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