Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
Demonstrations are cataloged according to PIRA Bibliography
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Due to Physics Building renovations, the lead time to set up demo requests has increased due to the need to transport equipment across campus. Please be kind and let me know well ahead of time what you need.
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Purpose:To illustrate conservation of momentum.
Procedure:A custom-made adult-sized tricycle with an attached shelf on the back of the tricycle, in between the two back wheels is used. Mount a CO2 bottle on the shelf and connect the release handle to the right hand brake cable. The bicycle propels pretty steadily with a person sitting on it.
Hints:The bicycle is stored in the H-cage in the attic.