1F20.33 - Inertia of Rest - Cylinder
Place the table cloth on the table so that one edge of the cloth hangs over the edge of the table. Place the cylinder onto the middle of the table cloth. Make sure there are no wrinkles in the cloth behind the cylinder. Yank the cloth out and down. The cylinder may wobble because the narrow base makes it fairly unstable.
- Haym Kruglak and Robert Scherzer, "An Applause-Winning Inertia Trick", TPT, Vol. 33, # 5, p. 284, May 1995.
- James R. Keady, "Using Blocks to Demonstrate Inertia, Center of Gravity, and Friction", TPT, Vol. 5, # 6, Sept. 1967, p. 292.
- Mc- 4: Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook for Physics.
- Borislaw Bilash II, David Maiullo, "Newton, 'The Magician' - His First Law", A Demo a Day: A Year of Physics Demonstrations, p. 54.
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