Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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Purpose:To demonstrate the potential energy of a large, suspended weight.
Procedure:Suspend weight from crossbar with string. Start nail into 2 x 4 and place directly under the suspended weight. Burn string with propane torch and weight will drive nail into wood.