PIRA 1M40.20 Conservation of Energy: Loop the Loop
Instructions / Notes:
- Demonstration comes with a brass roller coaster and metal balls of varying mass.
- Release the metal balls at THE TOP of the track and the balls
will complete the loop.
- Energy losses make the minimum release height necessary for each mass to complete the loop significantly higher than the
Photo Shows the Demonstration Used at U.T. Austin.
Drawing is by Courtesy of the University of Minnesota.
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