G. Eric Matthews, Professor
the WFU Physics
This video demonstrates the conservation of angular momentum. In the experiment, as weights are pulled closer to the axis of rotation, a person on a rotating platform will spin faster due to a change in the moment of inertia.
This movie is part of a collection of typical lecture demonstration videos put together by the physics department at Wake Forest University.
Matthews, Rick. WFU Physics Demo Video: Rotating Person and Weights. Winston-Salem: Wake Forest University, October 11, 2007. http://physics.wfu.edu/demolabs/demos/1/1q/1Q4010.html (accessed 28 March 2015).
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