1Q10.30 Moment of Inertia: Ring, Disk, and Sphere
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Photo Shows the Demonstration Used at the University
of Texas at Austin.
Instructions / Notes:
Ring, disk and sphere have the same diameter.
Metal Ring and Wooden Disk have almost the same amount of mass.
To release all objects at the same time, place a provided plexiglass gate
in front of the objects.
Quickly lift up and away so as not interfere with the movement of the objects.
Drawing is by Courtesy of the University of Minnesota.
Last Updated 7/98 - University of Texas at Austin Physics Dept.
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