PIRA 1D52.35 Deformation
by Central Forces: Cork and Metal Ball in a Water Centrifuge
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Instructions / Notes:
A beaker of water is place one end of a rotating table along with a counter
balance is placed at the other end.
The beaker of water has a stryofoam ball floating from a string on the
From the top of the beaker a metal ball is suspended on a string.
Spinning the rotating table causes the one ball to move inward and the
Demo Staff: The rotating platform is from the Young's Acoustical Double Slit.
Demo Staff: The beaker and counterbalancing mass are above the prep area sink.
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