PIRA 1Q60.10 Rotational Stability: Bicycle Wheel Top
Instructions / Notes:
- Bicycle wheel comes in an electric wheel spinner.
- Once the wheel reaches its full spinning speed, place axle vertically
on a table top so that the wheel is horizontal.
- When the wheel begins to wobble remove it from the table to prevent damage to the wheel or personal injury.
Photo of the demo used at the University of Texas at Austin
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