Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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video - Loop - the - Loop
Purpose:To illustrate the principle of conservation of energy.
Calculate height needed for steel ball to complete loop. Demonstrate actual case, taking the friction and rotational inertia of the ball into account.
Heights measuring from bottom of loop: