1M40.10 - Large Classroom Pendulum
The rope hanging from the ceiling in LR 1 & 2 needs to be unhooked and the large pendulum bob attached. Stand with your back to the blackboard, put the pendulum up to your nose and let it go. The length of this rope from the pivot point to the hook is 12' 1". With the pendulum bob attached it is 12' 6" (3.81 m) to the center of mass. Caution: Do not push the pendulum away from you, your nose will suffer.
- M. I. Molina, "Simple Linearizations of the Simple Pendulum for Any Amplitude", TPT, Vol. 35, # 8, p. 489- 490, Nov. 1997.
- James H. Head, "Building New Confidence with a Classic Pendulum Demonstration", TPT, Vol. 33, # 1, p. 10-15, Jan. 1995.
- Robert H. Romer, "Faith in the Second Law of Thermodynamics", TPT, Vol. 33, # 3, March 1995, p. 135.
- David G. Willey, "Conservation of Mechanical Energy Using a Pendulum", TPT, Vol. 29, # 9, Dec. 1991, p. 567.
- George Amann, Floyd Holt, and James Flanagan, "Bowling Ball Physics", TPT, Vol. 22, # 6, Sept. 1984, p. 384 - 385.
- Mr- 6, Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook For Physics.
- M- 414, "Bowl Ball & Galileo's Pendulum", DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
- Tik Liem, "Will the Heavy Brick Hit Your Nose?", Investigation to Science Inquiry, p. 194.
- Borislaw Bilash II, David Maiullo, "Nose to Nose", A Demo a Day: A Year of Physics Demonstrations, p. 89.
- Julien Clinton Sprott, Physics Demonstrations, "1.10, Bowling Ball Pendulum", p. 27, ISBN 0-299-21580-6.
- Borislaw Bilash II, “Nose to Nose“, A Demo A Day – A Year of Physical Science Demonstrations, p. 244.
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