1J30.60 - Sailing Against the Wind - Air Track

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Sailing Against the Wind - Air Track
Resolution of Forces
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See the 1C10.10 and 1H10.20 entries also.

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  • Steven R. Smith and Jerry D. Wilson, "A New Design to Demonstrate Newton's Third Law", TPT, Vol. 10, # 4, April 1972, p. 208.
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  • A. D. Franklin, R. Stoller, "Equipment Note: Use of the Air Trough to Illustrate Sailboat Motion", AJP, Vol. 40, #4, April 1972, p. 626.
  • George C. Goldenbaum, "Equilibrium Sailing Velocities", AJP, Vol. 56, # 3, Mar. 1988, p. 209.
  • Ralph Bairlein, "Solution to the Problem on p,. 829", AJP, Vol. 55, # 9, Sep. 1987, p. 826.
  • David Kutliroff, "24, Sail Boat Vector Demonstrations", 101 Classroom Demonstrations and Experiments For Physics Teachers, p. 55.
  • Neil. A. Downie, "Railroad Yacht", Ink Sandwiches, Electric Worms and 37 Other experiments for Saturday Science, p. 41.

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