1D10.40 - Angular Velocity - Bicycle Wheel

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Demo Title:
Angular Velocity - Bicycle Wheel
Angular Velocity
Area of Study:
Bicycle Wheel with black cover over the spokes that can be drawn on with chalk.

By drawing on the bicycle wheel you can show that although the angular velocity is the same through any given angle, the distance covered by an inner vs. outer radius is much different.

  • S. Demircioglu, K. Yurumezoglu, and H. Isik, "Correction: 'Demonstrating the Direction of Angular Velocity in Circular Motion,' by S. Demircioglu, K. Yurumezoglu, and H. Isik", TPT, Vol. 53, #8, Nov. 2015, p. 453.
  • Salih Demircioglu and Kemal Yurumezoglu, "Demonstrating the Direction of Angular Velocity in Circular Motion", TPT, Vol. 53, #6, Sept. 2015, p. 360.

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