G. Eric Matthews, Professor
the WFU Physics
This video demonstrates conservation of angular momentum. When a person on a rotatable platform (initially at rest) tilts the axis of a rotating bicycle wheel, conservation of angular momentum results in spinning of the person and platform.
This is part of a collection of typical lecture demonstration videos put together by the physics department at Wake Forest University.
Matthews, R. (2007, October 11). WFU Physics Demo Video: Rotating Person and Bicycle Wheel. Retrieved October 21, 2014, from Wake Forest University: http://physics.wfu.edu/demolabs/demos/1/1q/1Q4030.html
Matthews, Rick. WFU Physics Demo Video: Rotating Person and Bicycle Wheel. Winston-Salem: Wake Forest University, October 11, 2007. http://physics.wfu.edu/demolabs/demos/1/1q/1Q4030.html (accessed 21 October 2014).
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